SAINTS: THEIR PLACE IN THE CHURCH by

SAINTS: THEIR PLACE IN THE CHURCH

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Is work by an eminent theologian is the first treatment in English of the , and future prospects of the cult of saints in the Church. Father first the function of that cult (duli); he then examines its foundations, defining the cult's nature, spirit, and limits. The final he book is an historical examination of the extreme tendencies encountered of the saints, while two appendices consider the possibility of communica the faithful on earth and the saints, and the implications of the This is a work by a theologian, written for theologians. a competent apologetic and prognostication for a tradition that popular desuetude in the past few years, and it will be a valuable libraries of theology and spirituality.

Pub Date: Oct. 27th, 1965
Publisher: Sheed & Ward