Religion: Protestant Saints

The suggestion that Protestants, after the manner of Roman Catholics, should get them a Calendar of Saints, whereby they may remember their great dead, has often been mooted. The suggestion was revived recently by one A. S. Collins in The New York Times.

General discussion of hagiology has appeared of late in every section of the religious press. It is, of course, apropos of the announcement that 252 new saints may shortly be added to the Catholic calendar as a result of investigations into Roman Catholic martyrs during the English Reformation—investigations originally begun by Henry Cardina Manning, ecclesiastical genius of the 19th...

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