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Saints

Jacques Duquesne

Saints

Jacques Duquesne

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:This engaging analysis of the evolving role of sainthood recounts the lives of the most influential figures from the Old Testament to the present day. Jacques Duquesne demystifies the notions of sainthood, martyrdom, beatification, and canonization, placing the role of saints into its wider historical and social context and examining the significance of and changing attitudes toward saints over the centuries. Through a series of fascinating portraits, this richly illustrated work recounts the inspirational stories and achievements of those who have been bestowed with the highest honor in the Christian church, from the Apostles, Gabriel the Archangel, or Alfred the Great, to Edward the Confessor, Joan of Arc, and Teresa of Ávila.

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:This engaging analysis of the evolving role of sainthood recounts the lives of the most influential figures from the Old Testament to the present day. Jacques Duquesne demystifies the notions of sainthood, martyrdom, beatification, and canonization, placing the role of saints into its wider historical and social context and examining the significance of and changing attitudes toward saints over the centuries. Through a series of fascinating portraits, this richly illustrated work recounts the inspirational stories and achievements of those who have been bestowed with the highest honor in the Christian church, from the Apostles, Gabriel the Archangel, or Alfred the Great, to Edward the Confessor, Joan of Arc, and Teresa of Ávila.
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Meet the Author

Jacques Duquesne

Jacques Duquesne, chroniqueur a RTL et collaborateur a Paris-Match, Panorama d'aujourd'hui et Realites, a deja publie chez Grasset plusieurs livres: "les Pretres", "les Catholiques francais sous l'Occupation", "Demain une Eglise sans pretres", "Dieu pour l'homme d'aujourd'hui", qui ont eu un grand retentissement, non seulement dans les milieux catholiques, mais dans le grand public et a l'etranger.

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  • Catalogue Code 452408
  • Product Code 9782080201348
  • ISBN 2080201344
  • EAN 9782080201348
  • Pages 160
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Daedalus Books
  • Publication Date Nov 2012
  • Sales Rank #92599
  • Dimensions 282 x 217 x 23 mm
  • Weight 1.162kg

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