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Guiley, Rosemary

Works: 2 works in 19 publications in 2 languages and 973 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Biography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  History  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BF1566, 133.4303
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Most widely held works by Rosemary Guiley
The encyclopedia of saints by Rosemary Guiley( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the lives and religious journeys, mystical experiences, miracles, philosophies, and important influences of principal saints of the Catholic and Orthodox churches. In the approximately 400 entries, Gulley (author, columnist, and teacher on spirituality) profiles their lives and contributions (especially as related to education, charity, and health care), and has included some of the early martyrs, legendary figures, and church fathers and doctors. The book contains many b&w reproductions of prints and paintings. Appendices include information on patron saints by topic, a calendar of feast days, glossaries of terms and heresies, an explanation of the canonization process, and beatified and canonized popes
The encyclopedia of witches and witchcraft by Rosemary Guiley( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features over 400 entries and 100 illustrations of the development of the craft, including biographical profiles of leading modern witches. Examines the history, belief, and practices of witchcraft in western civilization. Looks at historic Devil-worship as well as modern neo-Paganism and Wicca. Also briefly covers Santeria, Macumba, and Voudoun
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The encyclopedia of saints
English (18)

Czech (1)

The encyclopedia of witches and witchcraft