The Encyclopedia of Saints

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Infobase Publishing, 2001 - Christian saints - 433 pages
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This volume explores the lives and religious journeys, mystical experiences, miracles, philosophies, and important influences of principal saints of the Catholic and Orthodox churches. In the approximately 400 entries, Gulley (author, columnist, and teacher on spirituality) profiles their lives and contributions (especially as related to education, charity, and health care), and has included some of the early martyrs, legendary figures, and church fathers and doctors. The book contains many b&w reproductions of prints and paintings. Appendices include information on patron saints by topic, a calendar of feast days, glossaries of terms and heresies, an explanation of the canonization process, and beatified and canonized popes.
  

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Contents

Entries AZ
1
Appendices
355
Sources and Further Reading Recommendations
401

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About the author (2001)

Rosemary Ellen Guiley is a leading expert on the paranormal, and is the author of more than 45 books and hundreds of articles on a wide range of topics. She conducts original field investigations of haunted and mysterious sites, and researches entity contact experiences and spirit communications. Her work has been featured in documentaries and docu-dramas on the History Channel, the Travel Channel, SyFy, the Discovery Channel, A&E, and Animal Planet, as well as independent productions. She is a frequent guest on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory. Guiley is a consulting editor of FATE Magazine and a frequent lecturer across the country. She lives in Connecticut.

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