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The Lure of Saints: A Protestant Experience of Catholic Tradition

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All Christians share ancient traditions of making saints and practicing faith in the midst of a cloud of witnesses. They also share in the heritage of the Protestant Reformation and the sometimes radical change in attitudes toward saints that resulted from these upheavals. In The Lure of Saints, Jon M. Sweeney explores how these exemplary men and women?the saints?have impa ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Paraclete Press (MA)
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Jon M. Sweeney is an independent scholar and writer of popular history. He is married, the father of three, and lives in Montpelier, Vermont. He has worked in book publishing for 25 years: after co-founding SkyLight Paths Publishing, he was the editor in chief and publisher at Paraclete Press, and in August 2015 became editorial director at Franciscan Media Books.

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