New Reference Book: Saints Preserved An Encyclopedia of Relics

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 2nd, 2012

Saints Preserved: An Encyclopedia of Relics by Thomas J. Craughwell, Image Books, 2011.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 235.2 C85S

This volumes contains 350 entries, focused on the “…most important, interesting, unusual, or rare relics” (xv).  Catholic relics of U.S. saints as well as some from Canada and South America are included.

Examples of Topics:

  • Saint Anne (first century)
  • Holy Grail
  • Irish Martyrs
  • Saint Paul
  • Veronica’s Veil

Helpful for: Religious Studies, History, Humanities, Gender Studies, Catholic Studies

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