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Holy man, Father Damien of Molokai

Gavan Daws

Holy man, Father Damien of Molokai

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu, [Hawaii] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Damien, -- Father, -- 1840-1889,
  • Leprosy -- Hawaii -- Molokai,
  • Hawaii -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGavan Daws.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17727909M
    ISBN 100824809203
    OCLC/WorldCa10748637


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This is a wonderful book for anyone who is curious about Father Damien of Molokai. It is comprehensive, non-religious, well written, and well structured. Gavan Holy man did a great job describing Father Damien, his negative as well his positive by: This is a wonderful book for anyone who is curious about Father Damien of Molokai.

It is comprehensive, non-religious, well written, and well structured. Gavan Daws did a great job describing Father Damien, his negative as well his positive attributes/5. A truly incredible book about a truly incredible man. If I ever held Father Damien in high esteem, that esteem has only been increased by the reading of this book.

"Holy Man" is a most appropriate title, for it shows Father Damien's total and complete dedication of himself - first to God, then to his fellow man/5.

Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai. Gavan Daws. University of Hawaii Press, - Religion - pages. 1 Review "An absolutely fascinating book." --Washington Post "Beautifully written, deeply perceptive." --Los Angeles Times "Superb.

The best account ever published of Father Damien and his long testing at Kalawao." --Honolulu Advertiser 2/5(1). "Holy Man" is the definitive work on Father Damian and is likely to remain so well into the next century.

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Father Damian was buried on the island of Molokai until earlier this century when his remains were exhumed and re-interred in his home of Louvain, Belgium/5(27). The leper priest of Molokai has been seen variously as a saint, a dedicated professional, a dirty old man, and (as suggested in A Burnt-Out Case) a neurotic.

Daws' investigation leads back to the young priest's early expression of an ""aptitude for mortification"" and to older brother Pamphile whose vocation presented a competitive challenge. But despite a total commitment that led Damien to.

About the Book; Reviews and Endorsements; An absolutely fascinating book. —Washington Post Beautifully written, deeply perceptive. —Los Angeles Times Superb. The best account ever published of Father Damien and his long testing at Kalawao.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Daws, Gavan. Holy man: Father Damien of Molokai. New York, Harper & Row [] (OCoLC) Named Person. This book is recognised as one of the best, if not the best, biographies of father Damien of Molokai. As well as a carefully researched and well reported account of one man's life, the book contains a very clear sketch of the social history of leprosy in the late 19th century.

The Paperback of the Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai by Gavan Daws, Gawan Daws | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : University of Hawaii Press, The. Damien of Molokai, was born in rural Belgium, on January 3, His name was Jozef De Veuster-the youngest of seven children.

Upon his oldest brother Pamphile entering the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, at the age of 13, Joseph quit going to school when his help was needed on the family farm full-time.

He helped his family until he was old enough to enter the. Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai by Gavan Daws and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Facts about the "Holy Man": Born Joseph de Veuster; Born in Belgium; Known as Father Damien; As a young boy, Joseph was greatly influenced by his mother, Anne-Catherine, whose pride and joy was a ornate book describing the lives of the saints.

The book itself was impressive, measuring two feet by eighteen inches and printed in gothic text. Book Review - Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai From your reading, create a one page book review that: Describes the situation with enough detail to convey the basic plot and identified values, virtues or morals Identifies the moral knowing, moral feeling and moral action Identifies the issue(s) the protagonist had to grapple with.

xi, pages 22 cmPages:   Ona young Catholic priest arrived on Moloka'i, little realizing that one day his name, Father Damien de Veuster, would be irrevocably linked to the island: I am sending this letter by way of the schooner Waniki to let you know that from now on /5().

Click to read more about Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai by Gavan Daws. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. For you who want to start reading a new book, we give you that Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai book as beginning and daily reading guide.

Why, because this book is greater than just a book. Roger Cooper: Playing with family in a very park, coming to see the water world or. Holy Man, Father Damien of Molokai (Book): Daws, Gavan. He was reserved and thoughtful, had nothing to say about the reason for seeking seclusion and work at Molokai, and turning his back on the world” — physician Arthur Mouritz, quoted in Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai, by Gavan Daws (University of Hawaii Press: ), about Brother Joseph Dutton’s arrival on Molokai, Jat.

Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai by Gavan Daws. University of Hawaii Press. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

Other ways that you can honor the legacy of St. Damien this month would be to read Holy Man Father Damien of Moloka’i by Gavan Daws or The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis.

Also, start a novena on October 11 in honor of his tenth anniversary of sainthood. Book Review – Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai.

From your reading, create a one page book review that: Describes the situation with enough detail to convey the basic plot and identified values, virtues or morals.

Identifies the moral knowing, moral feeling and moral action. Identifies the issue(s) the protagonist had to grapple with. The Heart of Father Damien, Guild Press. Translation of Le père Damien de Veuster, apôtre des lépreux.

Ann Roos. Man of Molokai: The Life of Father Damien. Lippincott. Philibert Tauvel. Father Damien: Apostle of the Lepers of Molokai, Priest of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts. Art and Book Co. Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exiled lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, is finally Saint Damien.

His sanctity took years to become officially recognized, but between his death in and his canonization in amid creeping secularization and suspicion of the missionary spirit he so much embodied Fr. Damien De. Daws, Gavan, Holy Man Father Damien of Molokai, Harper and Row, New York, NY, 6.

Office of the Provincial Congregation of the Sacred Hearts, Damien Servant of God, Servant of Humanity, Franciscans of St. Anthony Guild, New Jersey. Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai. By Gavan Daws. Price. Store. Arrives. Preparing.

Shipping The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Book category Adult Non-Fiction. ISBN ISBN Dimensions by by 8 in. Weight lbs. Molokai's Best Selling Books The Lands of Father Damien "Best Seller" Award recipient.

Written from the heart by long time Molokai resident James H. Brocker, The Lands of Father Damien is a stunningly narrated and photographed hardcover book that portrays life, past and present, at the tiny and remote Kalaupapa Peninsula like no other before it.

Father Damien's Church in Moloka'i Greg Gabaylo. Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. Listen to official albums & more. I have always considered Father Damien one of my heroes. This book details him as a flawed human being but a crusader for his fellow lepers.

The Holy Father has bestowed on Father Damien the title of Blessed and will be made a Saint when miracles occur in his name. He was the miracle for his people and for us all. Candace Serviss5/5(5). Molokaʻi (Hawaiian: [ˈmoloˈkɐʔi]), anglicized as Molokai (/ ˌ m oʊ l oʊ ˈ k aɪ /), is known under several names by the local indigenous population: Molokaʻi ʻĀina Momona (meaning land of abundance, Molokaʻi Pule Oʻo (meaning powerful prayer), and Molokaʻi Nui A Hina (meaning of the goddess Hina).

Molokaʻi is the fifth most populated of the eight major islands that make up the Area rank: 5th largest Hawaiian Island. Address: Kamehameha V Hwy, Molokai HI. Clergy: Fr.

Brian Guerrini, Saint Damien built four churches on the island-two of which are still standing today with Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Church which is one of the two. It is located in Kalua’aha right across. Gavan Daws, Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai (New York: Harper & Row, ), 2.

Philibert Tauvel, Rtather Damien: Apostle of the Lepers of Molokai, Priest of the Cognregation of the Sacred Hearts (London: Art and Book Co., ), Title: Holy Man: Father Damien Of Molokai Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Published: April 1, Publisher: University Of Hawaii Press Language: English.

Like other biographers of Father Damien, such as John Farrow in his book Damien, the Leper and Gavan Daws in his work Holy Man: Father Damien of. for the many students of Pacific history who will be most grateful for the book's re publication. ROGER C THOMPSON Holy Man.

Father Damien of Molokai. By gavan daws. New York, Harper and Row, xl + pp, illus. IUS Professor Daws has pulled off a difficult feat. He has produced a. St. Damien of Molokai, also called Father Damien, original name Joseph de Veuster, (born January 3,Tremelo, Belgium—died ApMolokai, Hawaii [U.S.]; canonized Octo ; feast day May 10), Belgian priest who devoted his life to missionary work among the Hawaiian lepers and became a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.

Joseph de Veuster was born in rural Belgium, the.Father Damien. InHarper and Row Publishers of New York published the book, Holy Man-Father Damien of Molokai written by Gavan Da.

This book reveals the life of a man who gave himself in the service of poor lepers through a life of poverty, chastity and obedience in imitation of Jesus Christ.The man who would become St.

Damien of Molokai, was born in rural Belgium, on January 3, His name was Jozef De Veuster, and he was the youngest of seven children.

Growing up on the farm, Jozef was prepared to take over for his family, but he did not want the responsibility. Instead, he wanted.