Ancient & Modern
Saints by Barbara Calamari
Book DescriptionJourney through time as "Saints" reveals the wonder and power of God through full color illustrations, images and inspirational prayers. For more than two thousand years, the Christian saints have had great influence worldwide. They lived full, passionate lives and remain compelling examples of God's work here on Earth. Now, this new, inspiring collection of biographies reveals the legendary stories, little-known facts, and inspiring beliefs of some of the best-loved saints. "Saints" explores a select group of these individuals whose influence can be felt profoundly in the modern day. Each profile includes a biography with patronage and feast dates throughout the world, along with prayers both to and about each saint. These saints inspired countless classic artworks and you'll also learn the symbols used to identify each. From the patience of Saint Joseph and independence of Saint Ursula, to the boldness of Saint Joan of Arc and the love of Saint Pio, God's grace and power is made evident to us all. Despite the tumultuous times in which these saints lived, they remained uniquely themselves on the path to holiness, making this collection especially real and relevant today. Whether you aspire to follow in the footsteps of the saints, or just want to learn more about these men and women, you'll find Saints a stimulating read and the perfect gift for others. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780670038497
(238mm x 136mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Barbara Calamari
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From the thousands of Catholic Saints, the authors have chosen more than 120 who are portrayed in rare antique holy cards, and whose particular role as patrons is explained by reference to their inspiring lives. Each section includes a list of significant Saints, along with illustrated biographies of the ones selected for the book.
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Author Biography - Barbara Calamari
Barbara Calamari is a freelance writer who has worked in film and television. She lives in New York City.Sandra DiPasqua is a graphic designer and art director.
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