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Martyrdom, Murder, and Magic Child Saints and Their Cults in Medieval Europe (Studies in Church History, Vol 2) by Patricia Healy Wasyliw

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English


  • Contemporary non-Christian cults & sects,
  • Christianity - Saints & Sainthood,
  • Doctrinal Theology,
  • Medieval Church (476-1517),
  • Religion,
  • Christian child saints,
  • Christian martyrs,
  • Christian saints,
  • Cult,
  • Europe,
  • History of doctrines,
  • Middle Ages, 600-1500

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11395664M
ISBN 100820427640
ISBN 109780820427645

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The Actes and Monuments, popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs, is a work of Protestant history and martyrology by Protestant English historian John Foxe, first published in by John includes a polemical account of the sufferings of Protestants under the Catholic Church, with particular emphasis on England and book was highly influential in those countries and Author: John Foxe.   Murder and Magic contains four stories highlighting the activities of a high-profile (i.e. royal) detective in alternate history England sometime in the 's. A great, intellectual read. I like the portrayal of magic as a science the idea of being able to harness, and quantify, the power of correlation/relevance between all objects in the /5. Suicide terrorism Martyrdom and murder Terrorists have embraced suicide attacks mainly for their advantages in this world, rather than their rewards in the next Special report Jan 8th edition. A martyr (Greek: μάρτυς, mártys, "witness"; stem μάρτυρ-, mártyr-) is someone who suffers persecution and death for advocating, renouncing, refusing to renounce, or refusing to advocate a religious belief or cause as demanded by an external party. In the martyrdom narrative of the remembering community, this refusal to comply with the presented demands results in the punishment.

The Tenth Persecution, Under Diocletian, A.D. Under the Roman emperors, commonly called the Era of the Martyrs, was occasioned partly by the increasing number and luxury of the Christians, and the hatred of Galerius, the adopted son of Diocletian, who, being stimulated by his mother, a bigoted pagan, never ceased persuading the emperor to enter upon the persecution, until he had. In Martyrdom, Murder, and Magic, Patricia Healy Wasyliw surveys medieval cults of child martyr gh not a folklorist, Wasyliw situates these saints and their cults under the purview of folkloristic research. Saints and saints’ cults were sometimes recognized and maintained by the official church in Rome, but they were just as often sites of diverse folk religious practices. The sleuth in the book is Lord Darcy, who serves as an investigator to Richard of Normandy, the heir to the throne. Hes joined by a Forensic Sorcerer Sean O Lochlainn, who is accused of murder while at a convention of wizards. The murder occurs in a locked room, meaning that the mystery is as fascinating as the look at a different England.   IT’S BETTER TO BE A TRICKSTER THAN A MARTYR. I recently did a radio interview on KPFA out of San Francisco with a woman named Caroline Casey (I will put a link at the bottom of this post) which was pretty much the most fun interview I’ve ever done — a sort of astral-cosmic freewheeling romp through big ideas.