Excessive Saints : Gender, Narrative, and Theological Invention in Thomas of Cantimpré's Mystical Hagiographies /
For thirteenth-century preacher, exorcist, and hagiographer Thomas of Cantimpré, the Southern Low Countries were a harbinger of the New Jerusalem. The Holy Spirit, he believed, was manifesting itself in the lives of lay and religious people alike. Thomas avidly sought out these new kinds of saints,...
New York, NY :
Columbia University Press,
|Series:||Gender, theory, and religion.
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