We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. $33.29     $22.35 Incredible relics' - Book Depository 'The grinning, bejewelled catacomb saints who stare our from the pages of Koudounaris challenge us to engage in deeper exercises, spiritual and intellectual; to recreate lost forms of devotional life; to understand how they inspired and deformed the study of the Christian past; and to imagine what it felt like to believe that the gauze-wrapped skeleton in your church was a time lord, whose sight and touch could help to save your soul' - The London Review of Books 'Bling from the edges of eternity' - Annie Lennox 'It's utterly spectacular, hugely interesting and almost unbelievable' - All About History Paul Koudounaris is an author and photographer from Los Angeles. Following on the success of his book The Empire of Death, which has attracted a global cult following, Paul Koudounaris brings the catacomb saints out of the darkness with this astonishing volume, which includes arresting images of more than seventy spectacular jeweled skeletons and the fascinating stories of dozens more, accompanied by rare archive material. $43.82
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London, United Kingdom15 Illustrations, black and white; 90 Illustrations, color   $27.27 Paul Koudounaris received his doctorate from the art history department at UCLA.   Buy this book.   Paul Koudounaris      

The book included other famous ossuaries, such as the Sedlec Ossuary and the crypt of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, where he had been granted special permission by the monastery and Italian cultural authorities to photograph. 170   He lives in Los Angeles. Author Paul Koudounaris points out how death in the Western world has become removed, clinical, and something to be feared.  Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter (541 ratings by Goodreads) $22.22   $46.99 x 240 $20.75