The beginnings of the cult of relics /

Christians have often admired and venerated martyrs who died for their faith, but for long time thought that the bodies of martyrs should remain undisturbed in their graves. Initially, Christian attitude toward the bones of the dead, saint or not, was that of respectful distance. The Beginnings of t...

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Main Author: Wiśniewski, Robert, 1968- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition:First edition.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location: Main Stacks

Call Number: BX2333 .W57 2019
Source of Material: Acquired through BTAA Oxford Pilot Project; Purchased; 2019
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