Lives of the Saints: From Mary and St. Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother Teresa  -     By: Richard P. McBrien
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Lives of the Saints: From Mary and St. Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother Teresa

HarperOne / 2006 / Paperback

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Each day of the year, read the story of a different saint. Lives of the Saints will educate and inspire you with the stories of saints throughout history; from Mary and St. Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother Teresa. This one-volume book of saints provides a timeline of saints in history, the process of canonization, and tables including the Feast Days of the Saints, Patron Saints, Emblems in Art and Iconography, and a Papal Canonization Chart. You'll also find an Index of Names and an Index of Subjects. Paperback.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 672
Vendor: HarperOne
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.18 (inches)
ISBN: 0061232831
ISBN-13: 9780061232831
Availability: In Stock

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Publisher's Description

This pocket edition of Richard McBrien's Lives of the Saints is the perfect concise, handy reference for scholars, students, and general readers.

Author Bio

Richard P. McBrien is Crowley-O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Educated at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, he has also served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. A leading authority on Catholicism, he is the bestselling author of Catholicism, Lives of the Popes, and Lives of the Saints, as well as the general editor of The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism. Most recently a consultant for ABC News, McBrien offers regular commentary on all the major television networks. He is also a prizewinning syndicated columnist in the Catholic press.

Editorial Reviews

“An invaluable guide to models of holiness for every time and place. Everyone can find a soul friend here.”
“With characteristic authority, McBrien offers not just a rich calendar of saints butprofiles in courage, love, and spiritual wisdom.”
“Worth its weight in gold...a gift from the author.”
“Provides the quality otherwise found only in the 12-volume, 1995 Burns edition of Butler’s Lives of the Saints.”

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