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Prophets in Their Own Country

Living Saints and the Making of Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages

Prophets in Their Own Country( )
Author: Kleinberg, Aviad M.
Series title:Prehistoric Archeology and Ecology Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 1992
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $139.00
Book Description:

In this original study of the making of saintly reputations, Aviad M. Kleinberg shows how sainthood, though frequently seen as a personal trait, is actually the product of negotiations between particular individuals and their communities. Employing the methods of history, anthropology, and textual criticism, Kleinberg examines the mechanics of sainthood in daily interactions between putative saints and their audiences. This book will interest historians, anthropologists,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Saints & Sainthood
Religion / Christian Church / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.653 x 21.273 x 2.032 cm
Book Weight:0.414 Kilograms

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