American culture has either trivialized All Saints Eve into a time of free candy or idealized All Saints Day as a festival of the unachievable. The texts are more real than that—and so is sainthood.
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Granquist, Mark Alan. “For All What Saints?: Preaching All Saints Day.” Word & World 28, no. 4 (September 2008): 413–19.
Granquist, Mark A., "For All What Saints? Preaching All Saints Day" (2008). Faculty Publications. 78.