Resources- Saints


Bell, Rudolph M. and Donald Weinstein.  Saints and Society.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Brown, Peter.  The Cult of Saints.  Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Cruz, Joan Carroll.  Relics.  Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor,  1984.

Dunn-Mascetti.  Saints.  The Chosen Few.  New York, Ballentine Books, 1994.

Farmer, David.  Oxford Dictionary of Saints.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Head, Thomas and Thomas F.X. Noble.  Editors.  Soldiers of Christ.  Saints and Saints’ Lives from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.  University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995.

McBrien, Richard P.  Lives of the Saints.  From Mary and Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother Theresa.  San Francisco: Harper, 2001.

One Hundred Saints.  New York: A Bullfinch Press Book, 1996.

Rufus, Anneli.  Magnificent Corpses. New York: Marlowe and Company,  1999.

Woodward, Kenneth L.  Making Saints.  How the Catholic Church Determines Who Becomes a Saint, Who Doesn’t and Why.  New York: A Touchstone Book, 1996.