The Book Of Miracles: Extraordinary Events in Ordinary Lives

The Book Of Miracles: Extraordinary Events in Ordinary Lives

by Malcolm Day


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Arranged chronologically from the years of the ministry of Christ to the present day, this inspiring volume reviews unusual events and visions that have been extensively documented but which defy scientific explanation. Dozens of stories are told, each in the context of its time, with evocative illustrations to inspire today's readers. Nature miracles recounted include Christ walking on the water and his feeding of five thousand disciples. Healing miracles include Christ's healing of the ten lepers and his raising of Lazarus from the dead. Later miracles include the dramatic conversion of Roman Emperor Constantine to Christianity in AD 312, and the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, Poland, which for centuries has protected its monastery from sieges by outsiders. Here too are accounts of miraculous apparitions of the Virgin Mary by St. James the Apostle, Bernadette of Lourdes, and the three children at Fatima Portugal. Accounts of other miracles involve the Shroud of Turin, the works of St. Francis of Assisi, and the vision of the Italian monk, Padre Pio, who reportedly protected his church from bombing during World War II. This fascinating and inspiring book is beautifully produced, and includes more than 130 color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764154584
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Malcolm Day has received formal training in theology and is the author of several previously published books on biblical events and Christianity.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
  • Nature Miracles The Virgin Birth
    Water into Wine
    The Calming of the Storm
    Feeding the Five Thousand
    Walking on Water
    The Great Haul of Fish

  • Healing Miracles Exorcism at Capernaum
    The Paralyzed Man
    The Courtier's Son
    Demons Into Swine
    The Sick Man at Bethesda
    The Man Born Blind
    The Ten Lepers

  • Raising the Dead The Daughter of Jairus
    The Raising of Lazarus
    The Resurrection of Jesus

  • Apparitions of Christ St. Paul's Conversion
    The Holy Family of Bordeaux
    Sister Anna All
  • Rescue and Deliverance St. Peter's Escape From Prison
    The Conversion of Emperor Constantine
    The Black Madonna
    The Flying Monk
    Soldiers at Manila

  • Apparitions of Mary Juan Diego of Guadalupe
    St. Bernadette of Lourdes
    Knock, Ireland
    Fatima, Portugal
    Garabandal, Spain, 1961
    Mama Rosa of San Damiano
    Zeitun, Egypt
    Kibeho, Rwanda
    Medjugorje, Bosnia

  • Eucharistic Miracles Lanciano, Italy
    St. Joseph of Copertino
    Garabandal, Spain 1962
    Worcester, Massachusetts

  • The Stigmata of Christ St. Francis of Assisi
    Padre Pio
    Therese Neumann
    James Bruse, Virginia, USA

  • Weeping Statues San Tomas, Mexico
    Civitavecchia, Italy
    Mura, Spain

  • Relics The Turin Shroud
    Micropedia of Modern Miracles

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