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Throughout history, people of all countries, cultures, and religious traditions have looked beyond the grave for help in facing life’s problems. Here, bestselling author Judika Illes pulls together the stories, myths, and legends about the mystics, saints, and sages who people have called upon for help. Including saints from
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Hardcover, 736 pages
Published October 11th 2011 by HarperOne
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Wench
This is certainly a good starter point for many saints, including finding specific saints for specific needs. It's heavy on Roman Catholic saints, perhaps not surprisingly. What I would have loved to see is a pronunciation guide for EVERY saint, not just some of the more "exotic" ones, as well as more modern detail, and more emphasis on saints not from Europe.
Mikki Ibarra
This is actually one of my favorite books. Because many of my clients are Catholic, I often need saints to recommend to them and although I am a frequent visitor to the Catholic websites and I am familiar with many of the more common saints, Illes offers more in depth information which is not limited to the traditional Catholic connections to these spirits. I recommend the book for anyone who enjoys researching some of the more unknown veneration of saints, or even some of the more unknown or fo ...more
Barbm1020
She is thorough in her introductions and her writing is readable, but the Roman Catholic vocabulary gest in the way for me. Also I was looking for something more contemporary; this is mostly the classic legends of centuries gone by. Still a good introduction to he subject, even if, like me, you're not into the magical aspects.
Domi Holle
A most Excellent read for an informative study. I highly recommend Ms. Illes book to those starting out on the search for knowledge on various Mystics, Saints & Sages and their connection to magnetizing what you want or need.
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