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The Book of Saints: A Day-By-Day Illustrated Encyclopediaby Roger Shaw
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Lavishly illustrated with amazing traditional, historical, and contemporary depictions of saints, this exquisite gift book offers up a year’s worth of saints, highlighting both the well-known and the unexpected or obscure contributors to our rich Christian heritage.
Organized by feast day throughout the calendar year, The Book of Saints is both a definitive reference work and a spectacular art book. Featuring fascinating stories of more than 500 saints from around the world, the book includes approximately 600 works of historic and contemporary art. This extraordinary reference book is a stunning keepsake and essential resource that makes a perfect christening, confirmation, or birthday gift, and is a great addition to any family library.The Book of Saints is an illustrated treasury of compelling information for the devout and the culturally inquisitive alike.
Filled with gorgeous artwork and the full details about over 500 fascinating historical figures, this title goes far beyond the usual devotional fare, and delves into the histories and mysteries surrounding the holy yet human figures. Organized by feast or other significant date throughout the calendar year, this extraordinary reference book is a stunning keepsake and essential resource that makes a perfect christening, confirmation, or birthday gift, and is a great addition to any family library.
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