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Dictionary of Saints, The Penguin

Attwater, Donald

Dictionary of Saints, The Penguin

Second Edition (Dictionary, Penguin)

by Attwater, Donald

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7356006M
ISBN 100140511237
ISBN 109780140511239

Compared to the Delaney Dictionary of Saints () and the Walsh Dictionay (A New Dictionary of Saints East and West), a cursory review of the this Oxford Dictionary by David Farmer leads me to believe it is the best of the three; it is the more inclusive (e.g. the only one of the three with a listing for Saint Rule, who was the custodian of Saint Andrew's relics in the 4th Century.)Reviews: The Penguin Pocket Dictionary of Jokes is essential reading for anyone searching for the perfect joke. Here is probably the finest, funniest, most up-to-date collection of gags, rib-ticklers, side-splitters and plain silly one liners ever to find themselves squeezed inside the covers of a book.

The Penguin Dictionary of Saints. 3rd edition. New York: Penguin Books, ISBN. Praised as splendid (The Economist) and the kind of book that gives hagiography a good name (The Times), this entertaining and authoritative dictionary breathes life into its subjects and is as browsable as it is informative. First published in , the Oxford Dictionary of Saints offers more than 1, fascinating and informative entries covering the lives, cults, and artistic associations.

The Penguin Dictionary of Saints by Donald Attwater;Catherine Rachel John was published by Penguin Books in November and is our th best seller. View More Reviews of. Click to read more about The Penguin Dictionary of Saints by Donald Attwater. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(6).


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Although The Penguin Dictionary of Saints is very useful, I should mention that it includes Dictionary of Saints Roman Catholic Saints. Many of those canonized only (or deemed more important) in the Eastern Orthodox Church are not present, although the authors have included most of the universally accepted Saints (and even many minor ones) from both the East and Great Britain/5(14).

The Penguin Dictionary of Saints: Third Edition (Dictionary, Penguin): Attwater, Donald, John, Catherine Rachel: : Books. FREE Shipping on your first by: About The Penguin Dictionary of Saints This best-selling dictionary brilliantly reveals the lives and works of a host of fascinating individuals, from Biblical saints to those most recently canonised.

About Dictionary of Saints. The preeminent resource guide for more than twenty years, this one-of-a-kind book, now available in paperback, has been updated to. This best-selling dictionary brilliantly reveals the lives and works of a host of fascinating individuals, from Biblical saints to those most recently canonised.

It is a worthy companion to any study of Biblical or Church history, and includes details of feast days and special patronage to aid personal devotion/5. An invaluable work of reference, this Penguin dictionary gives an account of the lives and legends of the major saints, many of whom have played important roles in.

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Synopsis A revised edition of "The Penguin Dictionary of Saints". It provides an account of the lives and legends of the major saints, many of whom have played important roles in history, as well as those who are less well known.

This 3rd edition contains a number of new s: Far more than a dry hagiographical account of the lives of saints, this entertaining and authoritative dictionary breathes life into its subjects and is as browsable as it is published inthe Oxford Dictionary of Saints offers more than 1, fascinating and informative entries covering the lives, cults, and artistic associations of saints from around the world, from.

Description This best-selling dictionary brilliantly reveals the lives and works of a host of fascinating individuals, from Biblical saints to those most recently canonised. It is a worthy /5(33).

An invaluable work of reference, this Penguin dictionary gives an account of the lives and legends of the major saints, many of whom have played important roles in history, as well as those who are. Description of the book "The Penguin Dictionary of Saints": This best-selling dictionary brilliantly reveals the lives and works of a host of fascinating individuals, from Biblical saints to those most recently canonised.

It is a worthy companion to any study of Biblical or Church history, and includes details of feast days and special. As a book of reference, this Penguin dictionary gives an account of the lives and legends of the major saints, many of whom have played important Reviews: London: Penguin, Alphabetical reference book on lives and legends of more than saints.

First edition, published in the Penguin reference series (R30). P/back in very nice condition with minor signs of wear at extremities. The Penguin dictionary of saints. [Donald Attwater] -- This best-selling dictionary brilliantly reveals the lives and works of a host of fascinating individuals, from Biblical saints to those most recently canonised.

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It is suitable for study of Biblical or Church history, and includes details of feast days and special patronage to aid personal devotion. Attwater, Donald and Catherine Rachel John.

THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF SAINTS. Third Edition. NY: Penguin Books, c first printing. 8vo. Minor creasing lower edge of front cover, textblock pages lightly tanned due to age, VG+ trade paperback.

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