Tag: Cult of the Saints

Portrayal of Gender and Our Perception of Intimacy with 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: A research project on the Cult of Saints from its origins to circa AD 700, across the entire Christian world

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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