A linen-bound hardback, with a ribbon marker and dust jacket, this book is a wonderful introduction to the lives of some of the best known saints and holy people of the Christian faith. The text is engaging and accessible to...
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A linen-bound hardback, with a ribbon marker and dust jacket, this book is a wonderful introduction to the lives of some of the best known saints and holy people of the Christian faith. The text is engaging and accessible to all; each entry comprises of a biography, a story, a prayer, the date of the saint's day and its customs. the start of every section is decorated with woodcut style illustrations.
David Self is an Anglican priest. Born and raised in Toronto, he moved to Lesotho, one of the most economically challenged countries in the world, where he taught mathematics. Later, David developed a deep interest in contemplative prayer, in social issues, and in working with people on the fringe. Currently he is Team Rector of St. Paul's, a multi-racial, inner-city parish in Bristol, England.
- Contents: Mary P; Joseph, Joachim, Anne, Zechariah, And Elizabeth . John The Baptist 1. Jesus' Disciples 19a. Andrew 23. Matthew 27. John 31. Simon Peter 35. The Marys 43 Thomas 47 Stephen 51 Paul 55 Barnabas, Timothy, And Titus 63 John Mark And Luke 67 Clement And Ignatius Of Antioch 71 Lawrence, Valentine, And Sebastian 75 George 83 Christopher 87 Catherine Of Alexandria 91 Constantine And Helena 95 Nicholas 99 Basil The Great And Gregory Nazianzen 103 Martin Of Tours 107 Augustine Of Hippo 111 Patrick 115 Brigid 119 Benedict 123 David 127 Columba Of Iona And Kentigern 131 Gregory, Augustine Of Canterbury, And Ethelbert 137 Aidan, Oswald, And Hilda Of Whitby 141 Cuthbert 147 Bede 151 Boniface 155 Margaret Of Scotland 159 Bernard Of Clairvaux 163 Thomas Becket 167 Francis Of Assisi 171 Clare And Antony Of Padua 177 Thomas Aquinas 181 Catherine Of Siena 185 Thomas More 189 Ignatius Of Loyola 193 Francis Xavier 197 Elizabeth Ann Seton 201 John Bosco 205 Bernadette Soubirous 209 Therese Of Lisieux 213 Gabriel And Michael 217 Calendar Of Saints' Days 221