Suspect Saints And Holy Heretics (eBook)
Disputed Sanctity And Communal Identity In Late Medieval Italy
de Janine Larmon Peterson
Sobre o livro
In Suspect Saints and Holy Heretics Janine Larmon Peterson investigates regional saints whose holiness was contested. She scrutinizes the papacy's toleration of unofficial saints' cults and its response when their devotees challenged church authority about a cult's merits or the saint's orthodoxy. As she demonstrates, communities that venerated...