St. Catherine of Siena
The Pivotal Players Volume I • 57m
St. Catherine of Siena - The Mystic
Is the physical world all there is? Is science the only path to ascertaining truth? St. Catherine of Siena witnesses to a higher world beyond the material. Though the fourteenth century mystic never studied theology, and never learned how to read or write, her life constitutes a powerful challenge to the flattened-out secularism of our time.
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