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Holy men : wonderworkers, apostles and saints

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This chapter discusses the Greek and Roman biographies of so-called "holy men" and "holy women" in the various ancient religious traditions, pagan, jewish, christian, manichaean,...; the history of scholarship of the subgenre of the spiritual biography and the methodological challenges of past and future research on this topic.
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holy man, biography, genre, miracles, christianity, judaism, polytheism

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Praet, Danny. “Holy Men : Wonderworkers, Apostles and Saints.” The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography, edited by Koen De Temmerman, Oxford University Press, 2020.
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Praet, D. (2020). Holy men : wonderworkers, apostles and saints. In K. De Temmerman (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of ancient biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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Praet, Danny. 2020. “Holy Men : Wonderworkers, Apostles and Saints.” In The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography, edited by Koen De Temmerman. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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Praet, Danny. 2020. “Holy Men : Wonderworkers, Apostles and Saints.” In The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography, ed by. Koen De Temmerman. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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Praet D. Holy men : wonderworkers, apostles and saints. In: De Temmerman K, editor. The Oxford handbook of ancient biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2020.
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D. Praet, “Holy men : wonderworkers, apostles and saints,” in The Oxford handbook of ancient biography, K. De Temmerman, Ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020.
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  abstract     = {This chapter discusses the Greek and Roman biographies of so-called "holy men" and "holy women" in the various ancient religious traditions, pagan, jewish, christian, manichaean,...; the history of scholarship of the subgenre of the spiritual biography and the methodological challenges of past and future research on this topic.},
  author       = {Praet, Danny},
  booktitle    = {The Oxford handbook of ancient biography},
  editor       = {De Temmerman, Koen},
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  pages        = {22},
  publisher    = {Oxford University Press},
  title        = {Holy men : wonderworkers, apostles and saints},
  year         = {2020},
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