Stimulus Pastorum: A Charge to Pastors (Hardcover)

Stimulus Pastorum: A Charge to Pastors By Bartholomew of the Martyrs, O.P., Donald S. Prudlo (Translated by) Cover Image
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The work of St. Bartholomew of Braga, O.P. (1514–1590) appears here in English for the first time despite its long and enduring influence in ecclesiastical circles. His meditations on the office of pastor have provided critical insight bishops since their initial circulation and have helped form the most famous among them, including Bartholomew's proteges Charles Borromeo. Pope Paul VI ordered a copy of Bartholomew's work to be distributed among the Catholic bishops at the Second Vatican Council. Donald Prudlo's translation situates St. Bartholomew of the Martyrs in his historical context as a lynchpin of Catholic Reform and affirms him as a figurehead of pastoral administration even in our own times. 

About the Author

Donald S. Prudlo is Warren Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of Tulsa and the author of a number of books, including Thomas Aquinas: A Historical, Theological, and Environmental Portrait, Certain Sainthood, and The Martyred Inquisitor.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781587318559
ISBN-10: 1587318555
Publisher: St. Augustines Press
Publication Date: May 31st, 2022
Pages: 220
Language: English