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Miracle Stories

It’s medieval storytime! This week, Danièle reads from Caesarius of Heisterbach’s Dialogue on Miracles, including the story of a sinful student, and the woman who took the baby Jesus hostage, as well as a few other fun tales from this thirteenth-century book for monastic novices.

You can read The Dialogue On Miracles by Caesarius of Heisterbach, translated by Henry von Essen Scott and C. C. Swinton Bland, on


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Top Image: Benedict of Nursia (left) and Caesarius of Heisterbach (right), from Dialogus Miraculorum manuscript Ms. C 27, fol 2 r, Düsseldorf University library



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