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

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A stimulating look at the rise of the cult of the saints, weaving it within its social and cultural context. A beautifully written book' (Catholic Herald). `This book, besides being scholarly, is immensely readable and profoundly rewarding for anyone interested in Christianity's brave attempt to "join heaven and earth" in a whole that is both familiar and holy' (Church Times). `Its style is that of the orator, full of grace and glory, carrying an audience along into a rich and many-coloured world where a seventeenth-century ...

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The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity
2012, SCM Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780334019640

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The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity
1982, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226076225

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The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity
1982, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226076218

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