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The Life of Saint Nicholas

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A charming account of the life of one of the West`s most beloved saints. Full colour illustrations enhance the life of this fourth century Greek bishop, renowned for his secret gift-giving and thus became the model for Santa Claus. ...more
Published 1966 by Herder and Herder
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The book is the life story of Saint Nicholas of Myra and includes his most popular miracles/intercessions. I had never previously heard the story of the mother who was so excited to hear the bells ringing for St. Nicholas's coronation as bishop that she completely forget she'd just placed her baby in a tub of water directly over the fire and ran off to the cathedral; mercifully, St. Nicholas kept the baby from being boiled to death until his careless mother returned home.

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