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Contested Canonizations: The Last Medieval Saints, 1482-1523

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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Catholic University of America Press (first published September 28th 2011)
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John Osman
Who would have thought that reading about the canonization process for the last five saints canonized before the Reformation period would be so interesting. Finucane, who died before this book was published, has extensive background on the subject and performed extensive archival research to bring to light the inner workings of the Holy See's canonization process in the 15th and early 16th century.

I liked Finucane's balanced approach. While one learns about the importance of politics (both insid
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