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Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi : the making of a Counter-Reformation saint

Author: Clare Copeland
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This work offers a detailed reconstruction of the campaigns for and trials resulting in the beatification (in 1626) and subsequent canonization in 1669 of the Florentine mystic nun, Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi (1566-1607). Clare Copeland places her findings in the wide context of the politics of saint-making at a time of particular significance for the history of Roman Catholic canonization. The Protestant Reformation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Maria Maddalena De' Pazzi, Saint; Maria Maddalena De' Pazzi, Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Copeland
ISBN: 9780198785385 0198785380
OCLC Number: 960209205
Description: xiii, 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The call of the convent --
Suor Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi --
Beata moderna --
The life of a saint --
Witnesses to Holiness --
Our beata --
S. Maria degli Angeli and the Barberini family --
Being Carmelite: Naples and the Carmelite Order --
Canonization.
Series Title: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Responsibility: Clare Copeland.

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This study considers the campaigns for and trials resulting in the beatification and subsequent canonization of the Florentine mystic nun, Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi (1566-1607). It explores the  Read more...

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