The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Saints: An Authoritative Guide to the Lives and Works of Over 300 Christian Saints (Hardcover)

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Saints: An Authoritative Guide to the Lives and Works of Over 300 Christian Saints By Tessa Paul, Ronald Creighton-Jobe (Consultant) Cover Image

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Saints: An Authoritative Guide to the Lives and Works of Over 300 Christian Saints (Hardcover)

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This beautiful book chronicles the fascinating history of sainthood and the lives of over 300 saints. A concise introduction outlines the religious and social history of Christian saints from stigmata and martyrdom to feast days and patron saints. Then, the illustrated encyclopedia outlines the work of each saint, listed in chronological order, from the Apostles and early medieval martyrs, through to 21st-century saints. Well known saints such as St Francis of Assisi and St Teresa of Avila sit alongside 1st-century martyrs and African saints of the 19th century. Special themed pages explore subjects such as Celtic Saints, the Holy Family, and Saints in Art. Illustrated with over 500 images, this expert guide will inform every reader interested in learning more about Christianity and the lives of the saints.

Tessa Paul co-edited and co-wrote 'Fiesta!", a series of 32 volumes on the religious festivals of Christianity and other major world religions. Reverend Ronald Creighton-Jobeis an Oratorian father at the London Oratory Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Product Details ISBN: 9780754835790
ISBN-10: 0754835790
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Publication Date: August 20th, 2023
Pages: 256
Language: English