Wednesday, August 4, 2010
The Pocket Guide to the Saints
Richard P. Mcbrien, The Pocket Guide to the Saints
HarperOne | ISBN 006113774X | 2006 | PDF | 0.8 MB | 353 pages
This book contains the abridged profiles of canonized saints and other saintly figures, organized according to their respective feast days or days of death.Although the Catholic Church has always been the principal agency of saint making, this book is also attentive to the devotional traditions and practices of other Chris tian denominations, particularly the Greek and Russian Orthodox Churches, the churches of the Anglican Communion, including the Episcopal Church USA, and the churches of the Lutheran World Federation, especially the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.