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Edmund Rice, the man and his times

Author: Desmond Rushe
Publisher: Dublin : Gill and Macmillan, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the life and the achievements of the founder of two religious congregations, the Christian Brothers and the Presentation Brothers. The story of his life reveals the extraordinary qualities of the man and the misery prevalent in the Ireland of his time. He emerges from this biography as one of the most forceful Irishmen of his own or any other generation. The religious Brothers that he founded not only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Edmund Ignatius Rice; Edmund Ignatius Rice
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Rushe
ISBN: 0717111164 9780717111169 071711161X 9780717111619
OCLC Number: 10018511
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 156 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Desmond Rushe.
Local System Bib Number:
104083

Abstract:

Describes the life and the achievements of the founder of two religious congregations, the Christian Brothers and the Presentation Brothers. The story of his life reveals the extraordinary qualities of the man and the misery prevalent in the Ireland of his time. He emerges from this biography as one of the most forceful Irishmen of his own or any other generation. The religious Brothers that he founded not only influenced Ireland profoundly: they grew into a world-wide force in Catholic education.
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