Sainthood: A Field Manual for the Super Virtuous Life

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The Field Manual for the Super-Virtuous Life

A short, humorous guide to saints across the ages–the interesting, the touching, the off-beat, the unexpected, the unusual, and the downright weird.

Jason Boyett (Amarillo, TX) is a former copywriter and creative director in the advertising/marketing industry whose work regularly appears in publications like Relevant magazine, Christian Single, and TrueU.org. He has written for Salon.com, Paste, ...

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Overview

The Field Manual for the Super-Virtuous Life

A short, humorous guide to saints across the ages–the interesting, the touching, the off-beat, the unexpected, the unusual, and the downright weird.

Jason Boyett (Amarillo, TX) is a former copywriter and creative director in the advertising/marketing industry whose work regularly appears in publications like Relevant magazine, Christian Single, and TrueU.org. He has written for Salon.com, Paste, ChristianityToday.com, Ministries Today, and other national publications. He has been featured on international programs airing on the National Geographic Channel and the History Channel, including its recent broadcast of Mysteries of the Garden of Eden.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470373101
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/3/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.02 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Jason Boyett is not a professional theologian or historian but that hasn't stopped him from writing this book. His work has appeared in a variety of publications as well as on his blog (www.jasonboyett.com). He lives in Texas with his wife and children.

The Pocket Guide Series explains complex religious subjects with a lethal dose of educational hilarity, guided by the author's insatiable curiosity, humor, and gentle irreverence. The Pocket Guide series includes Pocket Guide to the Bible, Pocket Guide to the Afterlife, and this book. Discover more at www.pocketguidesite.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: There Should Have Been a St. Websters (A Glossary of Terms).

Chapter 2: Saints You Should Know (A-F).

Chapter 3: Saints You Should Know (G-Z).

Chapter 4: There's a Saint for That (Patron Saints and Their Causes).

Chapter 5: The Canonization Process (in 18 Simple Steps).

Chapter 6: Sts. Flotsom and Jetsam (An Assortment of Lists).

The Author.

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