New Reference Book: Saints Preserved An Encyclopedia of Relics

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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