Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Hackwood. Christ Lore

Today's free book is Christ Lore: Being the Legends. Traditions. Myths. Symbols, Customs and Superstitions of the Christian Church by Frederick William Hackwood. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image. The links below are to the Internet Archive edition.

The book is available at Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


Preface.

Christian Symbolism.

Mary, Virgin and Mother. Birth and Parentage — Immaculate Conception — Education and Betrothal — St. Joseph — the Annunciation — the Visitation — the Tree of Purest Womanhood — Flower-lore of the Virgin — Astronomic Lore — Symbols and Monograms — Seven Joys and Seven Sorrows — the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin

The Childhood and Youth of Christ. The Birth of Christ — Christmastide Customs and Superstitions — the Circumcision and Presentation — Visit of the Magi — Flight into Egypt — Christ's Childhood

Incidents of Christ's Ministry. John the Baptist, and Christ's Baptism — the Temptation — the Marriage at Cana — Healing of the Flow of Blood — Transfiguration — Payment of Tribute Money — Zaccheus — the Anointing at Bethany — the Triumphal Entry — Washing the Disciples' Feet — the Last Supper and Corpus Christi

Christ's Teachings. Ethical — Parabolic — Parable of the Ten Virgins — Parable of Lazarus and Dives — Portrait and Images of Christ — Women Associated With Christ's Ministry — Mary Magdalene — Martha

Incidents of the Holy Passion. The Lesser Passion — Gethsemane — the Betrayer — Peter's Denial of Christ — the Three Mockings — the Scourging — the Seamless Coat — the Crown of Thorns — Pontius Pilate — the Stations of the Cross — Related Traditions — Traditions of St. Veronica — the Accursed Wandering Jew — the Greater Passion — the Nails — the Piercing of Christ's Side — Christ's Wounds — Stigmata — the Holy Grail — the Penitent Thief — the Darkness of the Ninth Hour — Stabat Mater — the Descent From the Cross — the Composition of the True Cross — the Invention (or Discovery) of the Cross — Exaltation of the Cross — the Superscription — the Crucifix — the Sign of the Cross — Emblems of the Passion — the Holy Sepulchre — "He Descended Into Hell"

The Resurrection and Ascension. The Resurrection — the Ascension

Pentecostal Times. Death of Judas — Successor to Judas — the Pentecostal Gift

Martyrs and Apostles. Stephen — the Great Persecutions — the Seven Churches of Asia — the Four Evangelists — the Twelve Apostles — Peter — Paul — Peter and Paul — Andrew — James Major (Elder) — John — Philip — James (Minor) — Thomas (Didymus) — Bartholomew — Matthew — Jude and Simon Zelotes — Matthias — Barnabas

The Doctors of the Church. Four Latin Fathers — Jerome — Ambrose — Augustine of Hippo — Gregory the Great — Five Greek Fathers — John Chrysostom — Basil the Great — Athanasius — Gregory Nazianzen — Cyril of Alexandria

Traditions Connected With the Church. Symbols — Christianity Foreshadowed in Rome — the Seven Champions of Christendom — the Church Militant — Christ's Church on Earth — Anti-Christ — the Millennium — the Truce of God — Prester John — the Church Triumphant — Heaven — Angels — the Seven Holy Angels — Michael — Raphael — the Fall of the Angels — the Day of Judgment — the Devil — Sin — Hell — Christian Doctrine of the Holy Trinity

Hagiology. All Saints — All Souls' Day — Patron Saints of Christendom — George of Cappadocia — Sebastian Christopher — Cosmo and Damian — Roche — Nicholas — Catherine — Barbara — Margaret — Ursula — Emblems of the Saints — the Golden Legend

The English Calendar. The Movable Festivals and Fasts — Some Lesser Known Names of Movable Days — Immovable Feasts and Fasts — the Greater Commemorations — Red Letter Days — Eve — Morrow — Octave — Dies Non — the Minor Festivals of the Church

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