Butler's Lives of the Saints (Paperback)
With Reflections for Every Day in the Year (Dover Books on Western Philosophy)
Dover Publications, 9780486443997, 428pp.
Publication Date: December 16, 2005
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In the text's brief, highly readable entries, readers can find a wealth of knowledge on the lives and deeds of individual saints, as well as their ecclesiastical and historical importance since canonization. Arranged day by day, with cross-indexing for easy reference, the text corresponds to the months of the year and contains entries on saints with feast days in that month.
A valuable aid to devotion and a rich source of historical information, "Butler's Lives of the Saints, "through its concise biographies, remains a helpful and authoritative reference.