Power and Authority. Birgitta of Sweden and her Revelations

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Salmesvuori, Päivi;
  • Subject: yleinen kirkkohistoria

In the High Middle Ages female saints were customarily noble virgins. Thus, as a wife and a mother of eight children, the Swedish noble lady Birgitta (1302/3 1373) was an atypical candidate for sanctity. However, in 1391 she was canonized only 18 years after her death a... View more
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