Summon's Christian Miscellany
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About "Summon's Christian Miscellany"
How big is a talent? What is the Adulterer's Bible? What are the classes of angels? Who is the patron saint of the ugly? ^The answers to these questions and dozens of others, both amusing and serious, can be found in "Summon's Christian Miscellany," Parminder Summon, a practicing Christian and an avid collector of trivia and curiosities, takes a lighthearted journey through Christian history and culture and discloses the funny, obscure, and sometimes bizarre things they never teach in Sunday school, including: ^- Unusual patron saints, including guardians of serial killers and those accused of cannibalism^- The origin of Christian snake handlers^- The vision of the Christian Surfers of Australia^- Mini-biographies of Christian Nobel Prize winners^- A list of biblical weights and measurements and their modern-day conversions^- The Catholic prayer of exorcism^- The Lord's Prayer in sixteen different languages^- The origins of popular Christmas carols^- The
Meet the Author
Parminder Summon is the compiler of Summon's Christian Miscellany, Summon's Bible Miscellany, and Summon's Miscellany of Saints and Sinners.Parminder Singh Summon was born in India and has been a Christian for over 20 years. He is married with 2 children and a leader in Nene Family Church, Peterborough. He has an MBA from Leeds University and his interests include magic tricks, Gideons International, and appearing on TV quiz shows. He works as a community fundraiser for Cancer Research UK.