Rewriting Holiness: Introduction

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Abstract

A substantial literature review on the rewriting of saints' lives and the re-signifying of their cults, as an introduction to an edited collection of essays considering the subject from an inter-faith perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRewriting Holiness
Subtitle of host publication Reconfiguring Vitae, Re-signifying Cults
EditorsMadeleine Gray
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBoydell and Brewer for Kings College London Medieval Studies
Pages1-28
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9780953983896
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2017

Publication series

NameKings College London Medieval Studies
PublisherBoydell & Brewer
VolumeXXV

Keywords

  • hagiography
  • saints
  • comparative religion
  • gender
  • identity

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