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Road to Emmaus No. 70-71: A Journal of Orthodox Faith and Culture (Paperback)

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  • ISBN-13: 9781635510690
  • Publisher: Road to Emmaus Foundation
  • Release Date: Sep 26, 2018
  • Pages: 110 pages
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
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I Christianity Comes Over the AlpsA Short History of Christianity in SwitzerlandII The Martyrs of the Swiss Alps1. St. Maurice and the Theban Legion2. The Swiss Legacy of the Theban Martyrs Pilgrimage with us to early Swiss Christian sites associated with the saints and martyrs of the Theban Legion: Agaunum/Saint-Maurice (site of the martyrdom); Andermatt and Zürich (Sts. Felix, Regula, and Exuperantius); Solothurn (Sts. Ursus and Victor). Also, sites connected with the life of St. Verena, an Egyptian woman associated with the Theban Legion: St. Verena Gorge in Solothurn and Bad Zurzach where she ended her life as a recluse; as well as a short conversation with Swiss Orthodox church historian, Bishop Amvrosii Cantecuzène on the martyrdom of the Theban Legion.III Missionary Saints of Switzerland1. In the Company of the Swiss Saints Early Swiss Christian towns and churches dedicated to the country’s first missionaries: Sitten (Sts. Amatus, Theodul, Altheus); Disentis (St. Sigisbert); Cazis (St. Victor of Tomils and Cazis); Chur (Sts. Asinio, Lucius, and Valentian); Saint-Ursanne (St. Ursanus); Saint-Imier (St. Imier); and Einsiedeln (St. Meinrad).2. Mariastein Monastery and the Basel Relics 3. Pilgrimage to the Beatus Caves4. St. Gallen: Meeting St. Gall and St. Othmar

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