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144 Pages | 12 black and white halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199676514

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Saints: A Very Short Introduction

Simon Yarrow

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers the origins of sainthood and saints
  • Offers insight into relics, reliquaries, and related sacred objects in cultural contexts, and reflects upon relic veneration in the modern world
  • Introduces the concept of how gender informs our understanding of saints
  • Considers how saints are interpreted by different faiths
  • Part of the best selling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

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