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Exposition of the Seven Penitential Psalms

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St. John Fisher, martyred by Henry VIII, was considered the most holy and learned Bishop in all Christendom during his life. Fisher was a great source of inspiration and strength for fellow martyr St. Thomas More, who followed Fisher's lead in standing against Henry, and even the humanist Erasmus had the highest regard for Fisher, calling him "the best scholar in his natio ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published November 1st 1997 by Ignatius Press
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John Fisher goes through the penitential psalms, explaining them and drawing applications for his time. This edition is transliterated into modern English and though the style is still old-fashioned, the language is readable and clear.
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Saint John Fisher, 1469-1535, was an English Catholic Cardinal-Priest, Bishop, and theologian. He was a man of learning, associated with the intellectuals and political leaders of his day, and eventually became Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

Fisher was executed by order of Henry VIII during the English
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