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By Massimo A. Rondolino

This publication examines the opportunity of undertaking reviews in comparative hagiology, via parallel literary and historic analyses of religious lifestyles writings referring to detailed spiritual contexts. particularly, it makes a speciality of a comparative research of the early resources at the medieval Christian Saint Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) and the Tibetan Buddhist Milarepa (c. 1052-1135), as much as and together with the so-called ‘standard types’ in their lifestyles tales written through Bonaventure of Bagnoregio (1221-1274) and Tsangnyön Heruka (1452-1507) respectively.


The e-book therefore demonstrates how within the social and non secular contexts of either 1200s Italy and 1400s Tibet, narratives of the lives, deeds and teachings of 2 members well-known as religious champions have been obvious because the greatest ability to advertise non secular, doctrinal and political agendas. as a result, in addition being hugely correct to these learning hagiographical resources, this e-book may be of curiosity to students operating around the fields of faith, the comparative examine of spiritual phenomena, in addition to background and literature within the pre-modern period.

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