The cult of saints in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages : essays on the contribution of Peter Brown
edited by James Howard-Johnston and Paul Antony Hayward
This book of essays explores the characteristic traits and diverse functions of holy men and the fashioning of saints out of a small minority of holy men and other individuals of high social status with more dubious spiritual credentials. These themes are looked at across a wide range of social and...
Oxford University Press,
|Physical Description:||x, 298 p. ; 21 cm|
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