The Gendered Body: Female Sanctity, Gender Hybridity and The Body in Women's Hagiography
By appealing to the reader's sensory imagination, Christian texts endowed phenomena like relics, saints' bodies in hagiography
, and saints' presence in icons with a visual and tactile presence.
After introducing the literature around the cult of the saints and relating it to early Canada, Pearson looks at evangelical activity: martyrdom, indigenous holiness, charity, asceticism, miracles, and hagiography
Kuefler, Mathew, The Making and Unmaking of a Saint: Hagiography
and Memory in the Cult of Gerald of Aurillac (Middle Ages), Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014; cloth; pp.
I FOUND John Burton's hagiography
of Tony Blair very interesting but also a little sad (The Journal, May 6).
In this essay, the author uses the story of Namdev and a Sultan to demonstrate the different modes of theography and historiography that exist within a hagiography
Among the topics are the eclipse of the Kubraviyah in Central Asia, the 17th-century Yasavi hagiography
Manaqib al-akhyar, Baba Kamal Jandi and the Kubravi tradition among the Turks of Central Asia, the rhetoric of communal uniqueness in the Manaqib of Khoja 'Ali 'Azizan Ramitani, the Yasavi order and Persian hagiography
in 17th-century Central Asia, and two narratives on Najm al-Din Kubra and Razi al-Din 'Ali Lala from a 13th-century manuscript in Rampur's Raza Library.
ex-voto offerings, liturgical practices, and patronage associations) interact with written hagiography
to construct the life of a saint.
In this meticulous and engagingly written study, David Collins examines the phenomenon of humanist hagiography
Equal parts hagiography
and hatchet job, outspoken talking-heads commentary and animated political cartoon, "I Want Your Money" could find a receptive audience among the ranks of those who think the best of former President Reagan and suspect the worst of President Obama.
1] First-time filmmaker Gregg Eller's Recalling a Buddha: Memories of the Sixteenth Karmapa is much more hagiography
He draws particularly from a recently discovered archive of personal papers, and seeks to steer between the well beaten paths of hagiography