Table of contents for Flesh made word : saints' stories and the western imagination / Aviad Kleinberg ; translated by Jane Marie Todd.

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Contents
Introduction
1. Sanctity
2. The Beginnings
3. On the Way to Heaven: Perpetua's Passion
4. The Ascetics
5. Antony, the First Hermit
6. The Ascetic Pendulum
7. Paul, an Ascetic in Paradise
8. Suspended between Heaven and Earth: Simeon Stylites
9. Saints' Stories and the Rise of a Popular Literature
10. Francis of Assisi, a Joyful Ascetic
11. Fra Ginepro, the Holy Fool
12. The Golden Legend
Concluding Reflections
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Christian saints.
Church history.