Brendan of Ardfert and Clonfert, also known as Brendan the Voyager. Benedict Benedict, Rule of Saint - Lengthy article on the text of the Rule and its composition, some analysis, and practical application Benedictine Order - Comprises monks living under the Rule of St.
Brigid died in Brigittines - Founded in by St. He died in Benedict of Nursia, Saint - Long article on the founder of Western monasticism, and on his Rule Benedict, Medal of - A medal, originally a cross, dedicated to the devotion in honour of St.
Also called Vibiana Bible, The - A collection of writings recognized as inspired Bible, Authenticity of the - The authority of Holy Writ is twofold on account of its twofold authorship: Eulalius took over St. Benedict Joseph Labre, Saint - Frenchman, longed to be a monk but spent the last thirteen years of his life as a pilgrim.
Bernard, after himd. Founder of the Salesians, d. Monastic founder, abbess of a double monastery, friend of St.
A Brownson, Orestes Augustus - Philosopher, essayist, reviewer, b.
Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Extent of Inspiration; IV. Both were ordered to leave Rome. Nature of Inspiration; III.
Features biographical information and a short bibliography Benziger, Joseph Charles - Founder of the Catholic publishing house that bears his name Berchmans, Saint John - Biography of this Jesuit, always pious, who died in at the age of 22 Berengarius of Tours - Born at Tours about ; died on the island of St.
Benediction is unusual in that it is a devotional practice partly governed by liturgical law Benedictus, The - One of the three great canticles in the opening chapters of this Gospel, the other two being the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis Benefice - Popularly the term is often understood to denote either certain property destined for the support of ministers of religion, or a spiritual office or function, such as the care of souls Bengy, Anatole de - A martyr of the French Commune Benjamin - The youngest son of Jacob born of Rachel Benthamism - Article on Jeremy Bentham, English jurist and reformer.
Belief in Inspired books; II. Bernard and Little St. Feasts were also ranked according to liturgical importance, and some offices were no longer obligatory or were even suppressed Bribery - The payment or the promise of money or other lucrative consideration to induce another, while under the obligation of acting without any view to private emolument, to act as the briber shall prescribe Bridget of Sweden, Saint - Biography of the mother of 8, widow, visionary, founder of the Brigittines Briefs and Bulls - A bulla was originally a circular plate or boss of metal, so called from its resemblance in form to a bubble floating upon water Brigid of Ireland, Saint - Biography.
About half of the article is devoted to St. John Lateran on Holy Saturday, after which the emperor refused to consider his claim. Nicholas dates from very early times, and was in vogue in most Catholic countries, but chiefly in England Boycotting - Practice named after Captain Boycott, against whom this form of ostracism had great effect Brahminism - Religion and social system which grew out of the polytheistic nature-worship of the ancient Aryan conquerors of northern India Braille, Louis - French educator and inventorof the system of writing in raised or relief points for the blind Bramante, Donato - Italian architect and painter, b.This list represents only a tiny fraction of articles available on the New Advent website.
For a more complete list, please see the full index for B or use the search box at the top of this page. Baal, Baalim - A word which belongs to the oldest stock of the Semite vocabulary and primarily means 'lord', 'owner' Babel, Tower of - Information on the history, site, and construction of the tower.
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