Saints and Virtues

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John Stratton Hawley
University of California Press, Sep 14, 1987 - Religion - 352 pages
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This book explores a larger family of saints—those celebrated not just by Christianity but by other religious traditions of the world: Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, Buddhist, Confucian, African, and Caribbean. The essays show how saints serve as moral exemplars in the communities that venerate them.
 

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Contents

The Exemplary
15
The Two Exemplars
36
Morality Beyond Morality in
52
Personal Knowledge
73
of Judaism
87
SAINTS OF THE MODERN WORLD
109
A Case Study of Moral
144
Lawrence A Babb I
168
Saint Gandhi
187
AFTER SAINTHOOD?
205
BIBLIOGRAPHY
227
LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS
239
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