The complete illustrated encyclopedia of saints : an authoritative visual guide to the lives and works of over 500 saints, with expert commentary and over 500 beautiful paintings, statues & icons (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The complete illustrated encyclopedia of saints : an authoritative visual guide to the lives and works of over 500 saints, with expert commentary and over 500 beautiful paintings, statues & icons

Author: Tessa Paul; Ronald Creighton-Jobe
Publisher: London : Hermes House, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the religious and social history of Christian saints from the Holy Family and the Apostles through the medieval era from the Holy Family and the Apostles through the medieval era.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Paul; Ronald Creighton-Jobe
ISBN: 9781846813436 1846813433
OCLC Number: 324989141
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Sainthood --
Directory of saints --
The Holy Family --
Child saints --
Patron saints of professions --
Religious orders --
Celtic Saints --
Patron saints of nations --
Holy beasts --
Fourteen holy helpers --
Warrior saints --
The saints in art --
Royal saints --
Saintly popes --
The martyrs of China --
Incorruptibles --
Houses of God --
The cult of Mary --
Gazetteer of other saints.
Responsibility: Tessa Paul ; Consultant, Father Ronald Creighton-Jobe.

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Chronological biographies of the Christian saints with an introduction about sainthood and its many aspects.  Read more...

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