Buy Item InStock11.19$11.19 Retail: $16.95 Save 34% ($5.76) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Oxford Dictionary of Saints: 5th Edition, Revised

Oxford University Press / 2011 / Paperback

$11.19 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $16.95
|
Save 34% ($5.76)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW596607

Current Promotions
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include

Product Description

This highly acclaimed dictionary provides wide and insightful coverage of the lives, cults, and artistic associations of over 1,700 saints, ranging from the famous to the obscure, the academic to the uneducated, and the rich to the poor. Informative and entertainingly written, it is an indispensable source for both specialists and general readers. Features maps of European pilgrimage sites, a calendar of principal feasts, and an appendix on pilgrimage and relics. Paperback.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 608
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.13 (inches)
ISBN: 0199596603
ISBN-13: 9780199596607
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Catholic Bible Dictionary
    Catholic Bible Dictionary
    Edited by Scott Hahn
    Random House, Inc / 2009 / Hardcover
    $29.99 Retail: $45.00 Save 33% ($15.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW512299
  2. All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Time
    All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Time
    Robert Ellsberg
    Crossroad / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $21.99 Retail: $29.95 Save 27% ($7.96)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW16796
  3. The Loyola Treasury of Saints: From the Time Jesus to the Present Day
    The Loyola Treasury of Saints: From the Time Jesus to the Present Day
    Loyola Press / Hardcover
    $26.06 Retail: $28.95 Save 10% ($2.89)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW417850
  4. The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture, Second Edition
    The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture, Second Edition
    Tom Devonshire Jones
    Oxford University Press / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $18.99 Retail: $24.95 Save 24% ($5.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW695102

Related Products

  1. All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Time
    All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Time
    Robert Ellsberg
    Crossroad / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $21.99 Retail: $29.95 Save 27% ($7.96)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW16796
  2. The Loyola Treasury of Saints: From the Time Jesus to the Present Day
    The Loyola Treasury of Saints: From the Time Jesus to the Present Day
    Loyola Press / Hardcover
    $26.06 Retail: $28.95 Save 10% ($2.89)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW417850
  3. Catholic Bible Dictionary
    Catholic Bible Dictionary
    Edited by Scott Hahn
    Random House, Inc / 2009 / Hardcover
    $29.99 Retail: $45.00 Save 33% ($15.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW512299
  4. Meet the Saints
    Meet the Saints
    St. Anthony Messenger Press
    Franciscan Media / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $11.69 Retail: $12.99 Save 10% ($1.30)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW360021

Publisher's Description

Praised as "splendid" (The Economist) and "the kind of book that gives hagiography a good name" (The Times), this entertaining and authoritative dictionary breathes life into its subjects and is as browsable as it is informative. First published in 1978, the Oxford Dictionary of Saints offers more than 1,700 fascinating and informative entries covering the lives, cults, and artistic associations of saints from around the world. Ranging from the famous to the obscure, the rich to the poor, and the academic to the uneducated, the saints profiled here come from all walks of life, from all periods of history, and from around the world, reflecting a wide variety of personalities and achievements. This revised fifth edition includes appendices containing maps of pilgrimage sites, a list of saints' patronages and iconographical emblems, and a calendar of principal feasts.

Author Bio


David Hugh Farmer, formerly Reader in History at Reading University, is the author or editor of nine books.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search