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Saint Paul, one of the 12 apostles.
The book refers to the teachings of Jesus which he helped spreading. The sword can have multiple meanings.
Saint Paul the Apostle
Saint Paul enthroned
Conversion of Saint Paul (1600) - Caravaggio
Pierre-Étienne Monnot - Saint Paul, Basilica of St. John Lateran
Selected Saints and Feasts from the Prologue of Ochrid
Feast day of Saints Peter and Paul
"Saints of the Americas" map ~ from The Communion of Saints by the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Saint Christopher, feast day:25 july. A patron saint of travellers, whose name means "Christ carrier"He is typically depicted as a tall, middle aged, bearded man with a staff who wades across a river carrying the Christ child on his shoulders