The Everything® Saints Book: Discover the Lives of the Saints Throughout History

The Everything® Saints Book: Discover the Lives of the Saints Throughout History

by Ruth Rejnis
     
 

Saints through the ages have inspired us by their unwavering devotion to God, love of humanity, heroic actions, miracle-making, and personal sacrifice. The Everything Saints Book is a fascinating introduction to sainted men and women throughout history. Whether you are well versed in the lives of many saints or hav eheard of only a few, you will be moved by these… See more details below

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Saints through the ages have inspired us by their unwavering devotion to God, love of humanity, heroic actions, miracle-making, and personal sacrifice. The Everything Saints Book is a fascinating introduction to sainted men and women throughout history. Whether you are well versed in the lives of many saints or hav eheard of only a few, you will be moved by these incredible stories describing the saints' personalities, what they said, and how they really lived.
The book begins with a simple overview of the centuries-old tradition of sainthood, including how canonization happens today, and then follows with complete profiles of some of the best-known saints throughout history-from Mary, Mother of Jesus, to modern-day candidates for sainthood, such as Mother Teresa.
Filled with rare quotes, little-known facts, and simple definitions of complex terminology, The Everything Saints Book is a fascinating work that will inspire people for years to come.
The Everything Saints Book features:
Shrines around the world, in places such as Lourdes, Fatima, and Guadalupe
American saints, such as Elizabeth Ann Seton, John Neumann, and Mother Cabrini
Modern candidates for sainthood, including Mother Teresa and the Reverend Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Saints, such as Saint Nicholas and Saint Valentine, who have become associated with major holidays

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580625340
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Everything Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.89(d)

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