The Encyclopedia of Saints

The Encyclopedia of Saints

Rosemary Ellen Guiley

Language: English

Pages: 419

ISBN: 0816041342

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Prior to his religious conversion, St Francis of Assisi was a liar, thief, and virtual madman known for running naked in the streets. St Teresa of Avila healed herself on her deathbed by praying to her patron saint. St Augustine converted after a terrifying dream in which God beat him black and blue for his pagan beliefs.











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