Saints and Society: The Two Worlds of Western Christendom, 1000-1700

Saints and Society: The Two Worlds of Western Christendom, 1000-1700

by Donald Weinstein, Rudolph M. Bell

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ISBN-13: 9780226890579
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 01/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 321
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Donald Weinstein, professor emeritus of history at the University of Arizona, is the author of Ambassador from Venice: Pietro Pasqualigo in Libson and Savonarola and Florence. Rudolph M. Bell, professor of history at Rutgers University, is the author of Fate and Honor, Family and Village and Holy Anorexia, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Historian and the Hagiographer
Part 1 - The Call to Holiness
1. Children
2. Adolescents
3. Chastity
4. Adults
Appendix to Part 1: Statistical Profiles of Saints
Part 2 - Perceptions of Sanctity
5. Who Was a Saint?
6. Place
7. Class
8. Men and Women
Conclusion: New Directions
Appendix on Sources
Appendix on Method
Notes
Index

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