The Saints' Lives of Jocelin of Furness: Hagiography, Patronage and Ecclesiastical Politics

The Saints' Lives of Jocelin of Furness: Hagiography, Patronage and Ecclesiastical Politics

by Helen Birkett

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781903153338
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 09/16/2010
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionExpanding the Narrative: The Composition of the Vita S. PatriciiCompiling Female Sanctity: The Sources for the Vita S. HelenaeRestoring the Text: Jocelin's Approach to the Vita S. KentegerniFrom the Testimony of Trustworthy Men: The Interaction of Oral and Written Sources in the Vita S. WaldeviIrish Ecclesiastical Politics and Anglo-Norman Sponsorship: The Patronage of the Vita S. PatriciiScottish Independence and Ecclesiastical Reform: The Vita S. Kentegerni in ContextPromoting Sanctity: The Vita S. Waldevi, Canonization and Cistercian Saintly CultsLocating the Text: The Patrons, Sources and Historical Context of the Vita S. HelenaeExemplary Narratives: Contemporary Reforming Discourses in Jocelin's VitaeConclusionBibliography

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