The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christiani

The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christiani

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FichaTextoEditorial University of Chicago Press

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FichaTextoAno 2015

FichaTextoEan 9780226175263

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In this groundbreaking work, Peter Brown explores how the worship of saints and their corporeal remains became central to religious life in Western Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire. During this period, earthly remnants served as a heavenly connection, and their veneration is a fascinating window into the cultural mood of a region in transition.

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