Excerpt from Saints in Art We must remember that the saints who had died for their faith in Christ were brought close to the people through oral tradition and legendary Chronicles at a period when Christians - with the exception Of the very learned - had t the Gospel to study, and could scarcely realise a nearness to Him, concerning whose nature they were hopelessly puz zled by the wrangling Of the schoolmen. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.