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Saints for Dummies

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An in-depth resource that separates fact from myth about the lives of saints

Saints For Dummies offers information on famous saints (both men and women) from the Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic traditions. With a historical biography on each saint including information on what they are known for, what they did in life to achieve sainthood, and how readers can pra
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ebook, 384 pages
Published January 6th 2010 by For Dummies (first published 2010)
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Min
Dec 20, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The format, and direct explanations of what a saint is in terms of the Roman Catholic Church make this a helpful volume. Without delay, in the first ten pages, the common myth that saints must be perfect, is dispelled. Carefully expaining that anyone in Heaven is a saint. The Church offers a list of known persons to honor with veneration. Equally important is explaining that the dead, and angels are separate beings, with distinct origins.

The following chapters group saints by categories, such as
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Grabiela
Dec 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this book is intersting beacuse it talks about very important saints that are from different parts of the world and what there stories are and how they came to be saints and what they helped others with.
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Jan 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good reference book. I'm not Catholic and I found it absolutely fascinating.
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Great resource book on the saints!
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