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Saints Preserved

An Encyclopedia of Relics

Saints Preserved( )
Author: Craughwell, Thomas J.
ISBN:978-0-307-59073-2
Publication Date:Jul 2011
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Imprint:Image
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

A "fascinating" (HuffPost) tour of the sometimes surprising ancient relics left behind in the modern world, from the Crown of Thrones at Notre Dame to the skeleton of a Roman martyr enshrined in a cathedral in Los Angeles. A finger, a lock of hair, a crucifix, a chalice--if such items belonged to a saint, they are considered to be relics and as such are venerated by the Catholic Church. Anyone who thinks that relics are remnants of the Middle Ages should log...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Antiquities & Archaeology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.009 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.799 Pounds



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