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Sanctity in Global Perspective


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Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

Ruth S. Noyes
September 18, 2017

Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new environment of increased strictures and censorship that developed...

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Hagiographical Strategies: A Comparative Study of the Standard Lives of St. Francis and Milarepa

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Hagiographical Strategies: A Comparative Study of the Standard Lives of St. Francis and Milarepa

Massimo A. Rondolino
January 19, 2017

This book examines the potential of conducting studies in comparative hagiology, through parallel literary and historical analyses of spiritual life writings pertaining to distinct religious contexts. In particular, it focuses on a comparative analysis of the early sources on the medieval Christian...

The Cult of St. Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

The Cult of St. Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Jennifer Welsh
December 13, 2016

Dr Jennifer Welsh received her M.A. in Medieval Studies from Cornell University in 2000, and her M.A. and PhD in History from Duke University in 2004 and 2009. Her dissertation dealt with the cult of St. Anne in late medieval and early modern Europe. After four years as a Visiting Assistant...

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