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Sainthood in the later Middle Ages

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StatementAndré Vauchez ; translated by Jean Birrell.
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LC ClassificationsBX2330 .V3813 1997
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Paginationxxvii, 645 p. :
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Open LibraryOL969870M
ISBN 100521445590
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The first treats the development of canonization (which was in the early Middle Ages usually a matter of popular cult followed by episcopally authorized re-burial of the saint's body) into an institution controlled by the papacy. The second contrasts three types of saints the author calls "popular," "local," and "official.".

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages. By Andre Vauchez. Translated by Jean Birrell. (New York: Cambridge University Press. xxvii, $) Andre Vauchez originally published La saintete en occident aux derniers si&cles du moyen age d'apres les proces de canonisation et les documents hagiographiques (his these d'etat) in   Sainthood in the Middle Ages first appeared in It is a measure of the impact and continuing value of his study to historians of late medieval Europe that André Vauchez's book has been translated into English some sixteen years later.

Beginning with Saint Barbatianus, a fifth-century wonderworking monk and confessor to the Empress Galla Placidia, this book focuses on the changes in the religious landscape of Ravenna, a former capital of the Late Roman Empire, through the Middle Ages.

During this period, written stories aboutBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Sainthood in the later middle ages. [André Vauchez] -- This is a standard work of reference for the study of the religious history of western Christianity in the later middle ages which, since its original publication in French inhas come to be.

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3 (Jul., ): Sainthood in the later Middle Ages. Summary: This is a standard work of reference for the study of the religious history of western Christianity in the later middle ages which, since its publication in French inhas come to be regarded as one of the great. The book Prophets in Their Own Country: Living Saints and the Making of Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages, Aviad M.

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Kleinberg is published by University of Chicago Press. hagiography and the cult of saints in the later middle ages. The book is a systematic examination of the records of the formal processes initiated for the canonization of saints between and Vauchez thus implicitly took up the challenge issued in by Frantisek Graus Volk, Herrscher und Heiliger im Reich der Merowinger: Studien zurFile Size: KB.

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Several of the reading recommendations listed below are simple enough to appeal to all elementary ages. Beginning with Saint Barbatianus, a fifth-century wonderworking monk and confessor to the Empress Galla Placidia, this book focuses on the changes in the religious landscape of Ravenna, a former capital of the Late Roman Empire, through the Middle Ages.

Buy Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages by Andre Vauchez, Jean Birrell from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages: Andre Vauchez is Director of the ecole Francaise de Rome. He is the author of several books, including Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages () and The Laity in the Middle Ages: Religious Beliefs and Devotional Practices, translated by M.

Schneider ().2/5(2). Cambridge Core - Church History - Church Building and Society in the Later Middle Ages - by Gabriel ByngAuthor: Gabriel Byng. Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages. Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages. Bell, Rudolph M.

REVIEWS | â to center stage as the eventual transmitter of Christian, classical and medieval literature to future agesâ (). Colish is at her best in the sections about theology and philosophy, upon which she is an acknowledged authority.

Canonized in as Saint Louis, King Louis IX of France (r. –) was one of the most important kings of medieval history and also one of the foremost saints of the later Middle Ages. As a saint, Louis became the centerpiece of an ideological program that buttressed the ongoing political consolidation of France and underscored Capetian /5(2).

Louis IX was the last king to be canonized in the Middle Ages. (King Ferdinand of Castile [d. ] was canonized in —but that belongs to a different age.) In part, this was because the historical conditions that could make a saint-king were shifting, as the new monarchies of Europe emerged and papal universalism gave up ground to national churches.

In this original study of the making of saintly reputations, Aviad M. Kleinberg shows how sainthood, though frequently seen as a personal trait, is actually the product of negotiations between particular individuals and their communities. Employing the methods of history, anthropology, and Price: $   In Kind Neighbours Tom Turpie explores devotion to Scottish saints and their shrines in the later middle ages.

He provides fresh insight into the role played by these saints in the legal and historical arguments for Scottish independence, and the process by which first Andrew, and later Ninian, were embraced as patron saints of the by: 1.

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Ireland is notable in its rich hagiographical tradition, and for the large amount of material which was produced during the Middle Ages. Irish hagiographers wrote primarily in Latin while some of the later saint's lives were written in the hagiographer's native vernacular particular note are the lives of St.

Patrick, St. Columba (Latin)/Colm (Irish) and St. Brigit/Brigid—Ireland's. The series of Crusades against non-Christians and heretics began inwith an armed mission to the Middle East.

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In the past, the Middle Ages was often characterised as the 'Age of Faith', but now it is recognised that this moniker conceals the complexity of the medieval religious culture. Augustine, also called Saint Augustine of Hippo, original Latin name Aurelius Augustinus, (born NovemTagaste, Numidia [now Souk Ahras, Algeria] —died AugHippo Regius [now Annaba, Algeria] ; feast day August 28), bishop of Hippo from toone of the Latin Fathers of the Church and perhaps the most significant Christian thinker after St.

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Jean Birrell) (New York, Cambridge University Author: Rudolph M. Bell. Medieval Standards for Sainthood Not Like Today. 23 Wednesday Jul Posted by Kim Rendfeld in History, Later, the decision of sainthood went to a local bishop, who would send word to neighboring churches.

I’ve concentrated more on a saint’s status in the Middle Ages rather than today, so I don’t know where George fits in today.Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages by André Vauchez (review) Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages by André Vauchez (review) BOOK REVIEWS century, the wealth of Cistercian abbeys, their possession of tithes, villages, and churches, made them virtually indistinguishable from Benedictine foundations and led spiritually hungry youth to seek entrance into the ranks of the new.