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Thérèse of Lisieux: God's Gentle Warrior

Thomas R. Nevin

Abstract

Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), also known as St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, and popularly referred to as the Little Flower, is arguably one of the most beloved women in modern history. A Carmelite nun, doctor of the church, and patron of a score of causes, she was famously acclaimed by Pope Pius X as the greatest saint of modern times, and called a living icon of God by Pope John Paul II. Her autobiography, Story of a Soul, has been translated into more than sixty languages. Having long transcended national and linguistic boundaries, she has crossed even religious ones; as ... More

Keywords: St. Thérèse, Little Flower, Pope Pius X, Story of a Soul, Allah, Carmel of Lisieux

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195307214
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006 DOI:10.1093/0195307216.001.0001

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Thomas R. Nevin, author
John Carroll University
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