Heroes and Saints: More Stories of People Who Made a Difference

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1 sty 1997 - 124

Max Christensen brings to life heroes and saints from the past and present who have inspired human beings to reach higher and live more fruitful lives. These highly entertaining biographical sketches of people such as Joan of Arc, John Calvin, and Marian Anderson pay tribute to individuals who found the grace and strength to change our world for the better, forever.

 

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The Wisdom TreeGautama Buddha
5
What Is Islam?The Legacy of the Prophet Muhammad
11
The Saints Be PraisedA Quiet and Holy People
17
A Very Early African SaintCyprian Bishop of Carthage
23
A Saint the Son of a SaintSt Augustine
29
The Man with the Golden MouthSt John Chrysostom
35
The Stubborn OxSt Thomas Aquinas
42
The Monk Who WasntErnest Temple Hargrove
48
Painting for Gods GloryBenjamin West
73
The Devils Doctor?James Simpson
79
The PrizeAlfred Nobel
85
The PortraitFather Damien
92
The Last HereticPierre Teilhard de Chardin
98
Margaret Sanger
106
The Chaplains of Hell
112
Epilogue
121

An Apprentice Shoemaker Leads
60
Setting the Record Straight about Sinners in the Hands
67

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Max L. Christensenis Rector Emeritus of St. James Episcopal Church in San Francisco, California. He wrote the weekly syndicated newspaper column Turning Points, which ran for fourteen years.

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