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by Saint Alphonsus Maria De Liguori?

And do you recommend it?
(05-03-2012, 12:51 AM)Adam Wayne Wrote: [ -> ]by Saint Alphonsus Maria De Liguori?

And do you recommend it?

Highly and wholeheartedly recommended.  I believe this book is online.
I have been trying to find this book for years.
Thank you Vincentius for your hearty recommendation. And yes, I have found it on line. I have not had the time to really delve into it in any meaningful way as of yet.

Unum Sint, I will paste the link to where I found it when I get home sometime this evening.

I saw it on Amazon, but one guy gave it a terrible review because the reprinted text was unreadable. So be warned about that. But I have found a source for it in a newly printed format, with ribbons and I think gold gilt and gold page edges. But it ain't cheap. It is $120 for the two volumes.

Now, I don't have a Kindle, and I honestly don't know if I would like to use one at all, let alone for holy books. I'm kind of old fashioned that way and love my books.

But from an economic standpoint it certainly makes sense, but woe is me if I start collecting a bunch of holy books on a Kindle, like some are prone to load their iPods, and never get around to reading them, like many never listen to the songs they collect.

If you are interested, I will tell you more about a new edition printed for the first time in America which is an exact reprint of the translation by an Irish priest, I believe from 1846, or somewhere around that time.
I have a copy.  PM me if you want me to send to you.  It is a huge detailed work on all heresies from the first heretic Simon Magus (circa 33 AD) through the 18th Century and their refutation.  Copyright has expired as I can't find any existing ones. though I'm sure the Saint won't mind as it will increased your knowledge of the Catholic faith.  It's in Adobe and contains 352 pages, good readable format.  A good complement to this would be Hilaire Belloc's "The Great Heresies."
(05-03-2012, 01:50 PM)Vincentius Wrote: [ -> ]I have a copy.  PM me if you want me to send to you.  It is a huge detailed work on all heresies from the first heretic Simon Magus (circa 33 AD) through the 18th Century and their refutation.  Copyright has expired as I can't find any existing ones. though I'm sure the Saint won't mind as it will increased your knowledge of the Catholic faith.  It's in Adobe and contains 352 pages, good readable format.  A good complement to this would be Hilaire Belloc's "The Great Heresies."

Vince, please send me the PDF as well. Thanks!
The book is available from St. Athanasius press. Link:

http://www.stathanasiuspress.com/
Here is Volume 1

http://archive.org/details/thehistoryofhere01liguuoft

And here is Volume 2

http://archive.org/details/thehistoryofhere00liguuoft

You can download it as PDF.

Thank you for the offer, Vincentius. Is your copy something different?
(05-04-2012, 09:13 AM)Devo35 Wrote: [ -> ]The book is available from St. Athanasius press. Link:

http://www.stathanasiuspress.com/

Do you own this? As I posted before there is concern that some reprints are unreadable.

As mentioned earlier, I have my eyes on this. But, it is very expensive. But, may be worth it as a reference work on my shelf.

http://www.omnicbc.com/store/getstorefra...N=64528576

You have to key in item number 904 in the box at the top left. Sorry, I could not provide a direct link. But here is product description.
Quote:THE HISTORY OF HERESIES AND THEIR REFUTATION (2 Vol Set) by Saint Alphonsus Maria De Liguori

1847, reprinted 2012. 2-volume set, 831 pages. Now back in print for the first time in 165 years! This book never hit a printing press in the USA till now! ---What translator Father John J. Mullock (OFM) said of this two volume set in 1847: One of his greatest works. The Holy Author was induced to write this Work, to meet the number of infidel publications, with which Europe was deluged in the later half of the last (18th) century. Men's minds were then totally unsettled; dazzled by a glare of a false philosophy, they turned away from the light of the Gospel." ---This is a work which separates truth from confusion and error. ---It has already been said that this edition of The History of Heresies is a better edition than that of 165 years ago. We know the reader of this work will find it a most rewarding experience. Limited Edition Two Volume Set (an exact reproduction of the one done in 1847 A.D.) Reference quality: Hardcover, sewn binding on acid-free paper with a 1/2" gold ribbon in each volume.


(05-04-2012, 09:49 AM)Adam Wayne Wrote: [ -> ]Here is Volume 1

http://archive.org/details/thehistoryofhere01liguuoft

And here is Volume 2

http://archive.org/details/thehistoryofhere00liguuoft

You can download it as PDF.

Thank you for the offer, Vincentius. Is your copy something different?

The above seems to be an OCR copy that still needs editing.  It is quite a burden on the eyes.  My copy is different; it's readable.  I have the two volume set in one document. 

Unum Sint, I too for a long time sought a copy of this work but only found volume/Book 1 and Book 2 was nowhere in sight.  Then I got lucky....  Anyway, I didn't and still don't have the wherewithal to purchase it in bounded book form, so what I have suffices for m y purpose.  I'd buy the book if I had the money.
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