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Lives of the saints : from Mary and St. Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother Teresa

Author: Richard P McBrien
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a modern perspective on the lives of the saints, chronicling the histories and significance of individuals representing the best in Christian discipleship, and examines the meaning of sanctity, spirituality, and canonization.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P McBrien
ISBN: 006065340X 9780060653408 0060653418 9780060653415
OCLC Number: 45248363
Description: xxiii, 646 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Who is a saint? --
Part II. Saints and spiritualities --
Part III. Canonization: Process and politics --
Part IV. Lives of the saints --
Part V. Epilogue: Saints and the church --
Part VI. Tables.
Responsibility: Richard P. McBrien.
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Presents a modern perspective on the lives of the saints, chronicling the histories and significance of individuals representing the best in Christian discipleship, and examines the meaning of sanctity, spirituality, and canonization.

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