Crossing confessional boundaries exemplary lives in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions

"Arguably the single most important element in Abrahamic cross-confessional relations has been an ongoing mutual interest in perennial spiritual and ethical exemplars of one another's communities. Ranging from Late Antiquity through the Middle Ages, Crossing Confessional Boundaries explore...

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Renard, John, 1944- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Oakland, California University of California Press [2020]
Series:S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Metaphor, method, and the three "sources" of hagiographic narrative
  • Part one. Geographies shared
  • Historical/anthropological perspectives
  • Part two. Hagiographies compared
  • literary perspectives: form, content, and function
  • Part three. Dramatis personae: history, authority, and community