ISBN : 9780190858568
Antonio Vieira was a Jesuit born in Lisbon in 1608 who lived and worked in both Europe and Brazil in the service of the church and the Portuguese crown. His sermons are among the most renowned pieces of baroque oratory in the Portuguese language. This volume translates six of them into English, fully annotated, for the first time. These texts illuminate Vieira's visionary thought on social and spiritual matters.
Chapter 1: Sermon for the Success of the Arms of Portugal against those of Holland
Chapter 2: Sermon of St. Anthony
Chapter 3: The Sexagesima Sermon
Chapter 4: Sermon of the Good Thief
Chapter 5: Sermon XXVII of the cycle called Maria Rosa Mistica
Chapter 6: Arm, Sermon IX of the cycle called Xavier Acordado