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Saints for Dummies
by John Trigilio and Kenneth R. Brighenti


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An in-depth resource that separates fact from myth about the lives of saints

Saints For Dummies offers information on famous saints (both men and women) from the Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic traditions. With a historical biography on each saint including information on what they are known for, what they did in life to achieve sainthood, and how readers can pray to them in time of need.  Read more...


 
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Overview

An in-depth resource that separates fact from myth about the lives of saints

Saints For Dummies offers information on famous saints (both men and women) from the Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic traditions. With a historical biography on each saint including information on what they are known for, what they did in life to achieve sainthood, and how readers can pray to them in time of need. This easy-to-understand guide reveals that most saints were very common, ordinary, and imperfect human beings with faults and foibles who overcame their shortcomings to become figures of great spiritual and historical significance. You get a unique glimpse into the lives and the character traits of these righteous men and women, as well as future pending saints.

  • Explains which saints are invoked for specific situations
  • Rev. John Trigilio and Rev. Kenneth Brighenti are the coauthors of Catholicism For Dummies, Women in the Bible For Dummies and John Paul II For Dummies

Whether you're a scholar or just curious about the topic, Saints For Dummies will have you intrigued and informed from the first page.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780470533581
  • ISBN-10: 0470533587
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 361

Series: For Dummies

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Books > Religion > Christianity - Saints & Sainthood

 
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