Synopses & Reviews
The best biography of St. Dominic in English we have seen. Covers his preaching, miracles, founding of the Dominicans, the Rosary, the incredible fruit of his life, and the miraculous growth of the Dominicans. 256 pgs, PB
There are few biographies of St. Dominic that exist in English, but this is by far the best. For Augusta Theodoria Drane gives here a rendition of his life, his times, his many miracles and the founding of his order that captures the spirit of the Saint that was Dominic Guzman-a man raised up by God to convert heretics, to save countless souls, and to found an order which would send a spritual tidal wave throughout the Church and around the world, one that would be felt down to our owntime and that still influences us all today.
About the Author
Sister Augusta Theodosia Drane was a nun and author of the nineteenth century. Born in 1823, her Life of Saint Dominic, which details the saint's life, miracles, and accomplishments, was originally published in 1857 at London. Also known as Mother Frances Raphael, Sister Drane died in 1894, and her work was retypeset and printed by TAN in 1988.