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John-Paul Luke Michelangelo

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  • Constantine the Emperor

  • By: David Potter
  • Narrated by: Phil Holland
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 48
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 41
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This year Christians worldwide will celebrate the 1700th anniversary of Constantine's conversion and victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. No Roman emperor had a greater impact on the modern world than did Constantine. The reason is not simply that he converted to Christianity but that he did so in a way that brought his subjects along after him. Indeed, this major new biography argues that Constantine's conversion is but one feature of a unique administrative style that enabled him to take control of an empire beset by internal rebellions and external threats by Persians and Goths.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • In this sign thou shalt conquer!

  • By Darwin8u on 06-11-18

What a great emperor, administrator, and champion

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Reviewed: 12-26-16

Narrator best ever. The subject looms gigantic in history of conquest, court reform, military acumen, and of course Christianity. He wrote the Nicene Creed!

  • Jesus and the Gospels

  • By: Luke Timothy Johnson, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Luke Timothy Johnson
  • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
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For most of the last 2,000 years, questions about the figure of Jesus have begun with the Gospels, but the Gospels themselves raise puzzling questions about both Jesus and the religious movement within which these narratives were produced. Is it possible to shape a single picture from the various accounts of his life given us by these Gospels?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Searching for truth

  • By Very Happy on 05-27-16

Too much attention paid to apothecary gospels!

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Reviewed: 12-09-16

Missed the point of the Holy Spirit as the author of the Bible. Too bad.

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  • Paul and Christian Life

  • A Virtue Ethics Approach
  • By: Daniel J. Harrington
  • Narrated by: Daniel J. Harrington
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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Fr. Harrington explains Paul's ethics and the importance of Christian character formation. He touches on such pressing issues as marriage and divorce, sexual morality, the role of community and Eucharist, the relationship between Church and State. This course focuses on the virtue ethics of Paul. Harrington explains how Christian personal and ethical formation is central to Paul and to the faith life as a whole.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Christian virtue-ethics exegesis done right!

  • By mark peterson on 09-03-17

Paul is my patron <br />baptismal, and favorite saint.

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Reviewed: 11-23-16

I got to proclaim his epistles for 12 years , what a privilege. Thank you.

  • The Agony and the Ecstasy

  • A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo
  • By: Irving Stone
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 33 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 849
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 764
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 766

This is Irving Stone's powerful and passionate biographical novel of Michelangelo. His time: the turbulent Renaissance, the years of poisoning princes, warring popes, the all-powerful Medici family, the fanatic monk Savonarola. His loves: the frail and lovely daughter of Lorenzo de Medici; the ardent mistress of Marco Aldovrandi; and his last love - his greatest love - the beautiful, unhappy Vittoria Colonna.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the Best Historical Novels Ever Written

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-22-12

Life Changing!

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Reviewed: 10-07-16

"The Agony and the
Ecstasy" , changed my name to:
John Paul Luke Michelangelo, Thanks you Audible Books. JPLMA