Société des Bollandistes
Aristocratie et Sainteté à Byzance (VIIIe-XIe siècle)
(= Subsidia hagiographica, 97)
Entre libéralisme et ultramontanisme
(= Tabularium hagiographicum, 9)
This is a unique institution renowned for its comprehensive and specialised library, with many ancient and rare works and manuscripts among its 500,000 volumes.
Saints are inspirational, though some may belong more to the realm of folklore or even invention. For twenty centuries they have been influencing our world, our culture and our thinking in ways few people realise.