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By Massimo A. Rondolino

This e-book examines the possibility of undertaking stories in comparative hagiology, via parallel literary and ancient analyses of religious lifestyles writings relating designated spiritual contexts. particularly, it specializes in 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 by means of 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 contributors famous as non secular champions have been visible because the top-rated capability to advertise non secular, doctrinal and political agendas. hence, in addition being hugely correct to these learning hagiographical assets, this ebook could be of curiosity to students operating around the fields of faith, the comparative research of non secular phenomena, in addition to background and literature within the pre-modern period.

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