An in-depth resource that separates fact from myth about thelives of saints Saints For Dummies offers information on famous saintsboth men and women from the Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, andCatholic traditions. With a historical biography on each saintincluding information on what they are known for, what they did inlife to achieve sainthood, and how readers can pray to them in timeof need. This easy-to-understand guide reveals that most saintswere very common, ordinary, and imperfect human beings with faultsand foibles who overcame their shortcomings to become figures ofgreat spiritual and historical significance. You get a uniqueglimpse into the lives and the character traits of these righteousmen and women, as well as future pending saints. * Explains which saints are invoked for specific situations * Rev. John Trigilio and Rev. Kenneth Brighenti are the coauthorsof Catholicism For Dummies, Women in the Bible ForDummies and John Paul II For Dummies Whether you're a scholar or just curious about the topic,Saints For Dummies will have you intrigued and informed fromthe first page.