Holy bones, holy dust : how relics shaped the history of Medieval Europe /

Relics were everywhere in medieval society. Saintly morsels such as bones, hair, teeth, blood, milk, and clothes, and items like the Crown of Thorns were thought to bring the believer closer to the saint, who might intercede with God on his or her behalf. This book presents an illustrated exploratio...

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Main Author: Freeman, Charles, 1947-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011.
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Benedictine University

Location: Abbey Circulating Collection (must be paged)

Call Number: 235.2 F855h
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