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World-class spell collector, fortune teller, psychicpractitioner, spirit worker as well as independent scholar, writer, and teacher,Judika Illes offers acomprehensive encyclopedia of the sacred, helpful mystics, saints, andsages from a large variety of religious traditions who can, whenvenerated, produce miracles for the reader. Illes,author of The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spe ...more
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Published October 11th 2011 by HarperOne
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Mikki Ibarra
Jul 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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
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.
Barbm1020
Jun 06, 2012 rated it really liked it
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
Sep 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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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Review to come. <3
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