Tag: Cult of the Saints
Daniela Paula Bartolome
In Christianity, saints are regarded as beings who serve as intermediaries between God and humanity. They hold a central position between holiness and relatability. A saint must have shown heroic virtue, have performed miracles, are worthy of imitation, and perhaps have suffered martyrdom (United States Conference of Catholic …
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The Cult of Saints is a major five-year project, based at the Faculty of History at the University of Oxford and funded by an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council, which will investigate the origins and development of the cult of Christian saints in Late Antiquity.
The project, which launched …
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