By Timothy G. Pearson
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In response, reforming popes such as Innocent III (1160–1216) began to revise and reform the doctrine of sanctity and reserve to the Holy See the right to name saints. 8 Even so, local traditions and hagiographic texts such as the Golden Legend (Legenda Aurea), published for the first time in 1275, kept the image and practice of sanctity before the faithful. The martyrs may have died long ago in ancient Rome, but images in texts and frescoes on Church walls, grottos and holy wells, and new hagiographic interpretations of long-past lives, kept the sufferings and virtues of the holy before the eyes and minds of believers.
9 Protestants objected to the Catholic doctrine of sanctity on the grounds that it was akin to the worship of human idols. Protestant leaders charged that the theology of sainthood was an abuse that had crept into the faith in the fourth and fifth centuries and threatened the monotheism of Christianity. In rejecting the cult of the saints, Protestants argued that they were returning to the original faith of the apostles, of the Gospels, and of Christ, and to the original meaning of the word “saint,” which had denoted all those who believed in Christ and were saved, and not only those authenticated by Church functionaries.
Overall, I trace a rough chronology of a typical or generic “saint’s life” from early expressions of religious enthusiasm, conversion experiences, and evangelism, through demonstrations of the shaping of the personal will through charity and asceticism, to the holy death and after-death favours that the faithful expected to receive from their departed patrons, and finally to the crafting and shaping of memories in hagiographic text. Saints’ Lives feature prominently among the stories that pre- modern European societies told about themselves, helping to forge (and explain) relationships with place, community, others, and the divine.
Becoming Holy in Early Canada by Timothy G. Pearson