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The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity (Haskell Lecture)
The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity (Haskell Lecture)
Peter Brown
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Following the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, the cult of the saints was the dominant form of religion in Christian Europe. In this elegantly written work, Peter Brown explores the role of tombs, shrines, relics, and pilgrimages connected with the sacred bodies of the saints. He shows how men... Read More

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