Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 August 2002

308 Pages

ISBN: 9780199253548

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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Essays on the Contribution of Peter Brown

Edited by James Howard-Johnston and Paul Antony Hayward

  • covers a broad range of disciplines in the fields of both religion and history
  • the cult of saints is treated as more than a Christian phenomenon; it is shown to be a key feature throughout the wider Orthodox world of eastern Europe, and especially important to Islam.
  • the contributors adopt an interdisciplinary approach, and avoid jargonistic language