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Brief History of Saints (Lawrence S Cunningham) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004) 9781405114028
Brief History of Saints (Lawrence S Cunningham) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004) 9781405114028
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Title: A Brief History of Saints

Author: Cunningham, Lawrence S

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2004

Paperback; ISBN: 9781405114028

Volumes: 1; Pages: 192

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A Brief History of Saints follows the rise of the cult of saints in Christianity from its origin in the age of the martyrs down to the present day.# Refers to both well-known saints, such as Joan of Arc, and lesser-known figures like the 'holy fools' in the Orthodox tradition* Ranges over subjects as diverse as the history of canonization processes, the Reformation critique of the cult of saints, and the role of saints in other religious traditions* Discusses the relevance of sainthood in the postmodern era* Two appendices describe patron saints and the iconography of saints in art.ContentsList of illustrationsIntroduction1. The Saint: Beginnings2. The Bureaucratization of Sanctity3. Reformations Catholic and Protestant4. Towards the Modern World5. The Twentieth Century6. The Saints, World Religions, and the futureBibliographyIndex
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