The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Saints : Far more than just a dictionary of saints, this book chronicles the mysterious history of sainthood and tells the lives of the saints from a modern perspective. The second part of the book is a fully illustrated encyclopedia of over 500 saints, listed in chronological order from the Apostles and early Christian martyrs through to 20th-century saints. The life and work of each saint is described. The more than 500 images of saints, the places where they lived, beautiful churches and relics include some of the finest works of Western art. A valuable reference book, this expert guide will inform every reader interested in discovering more about Christianity and the lives of the saints.
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