'A fascinating and illuminating read. Bartlett's style balances rigor and near-encyclopedic breadth with accessibility and humor. It will remain a classic study of the saints, their cults, and the faithful for a long time. A masterpiece,'---America. Delves into miracles, relics, pilgrimages, shrines, saints' roles in the calendar, literature, and art. 808 pages, softcover. Princeton University.