St. Thomas More’s Last Book “The Sadness of Christ”
Written under Condemnation in the Tower of London
Full Title: “The Sadness, the Weariness, the Fear,
and the Prayer of Christ Before He Was Taken”.
St. Thomas began his history in English and then continued it in Latin.
Latin Title: De Tristitia Christi
Audio book review by Fr. C. John McCloskey and Dr. Gerard Wegemer
Audio Podcast – St. Thomas More: Last Words on Statesmanship
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In his time in the Tower of London awaiting execution, Thomas More wrote moving meditations on the Agony of Christ in the Garden.
The Sadness of Christ by St. Sir Thomas More (excerpts at Google Books).
Dr. Wegemer remarked:
If a person were to read
just one book by St. Thomas More,
it would be this one.
The EWTN audio series “St. Thomas More: Faithful Statesman” with Fr. C. John McCloskey and Dr. Gerard Wegemer, may be purchased from the EWTN Catalogue online or by calling 1-800-854-6316.
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