- 1A writer of the lives of the saints.More example sentences
- Thus, while both chroniclers and hagiographers tended to fall into the prevalent pattern of ignoring women as authoritative sources, nevertheless, they relied on women's evidence.
- To this end, hagiographers included in their narratives much that we can identify as ‘realistic.’
- His hagiographers tend to stress the innocence of it all.
- 1.1A biographer who treats their subject with undue reverence.More example sentences
- Whiteley is no hagiographer - he can be coldly critical of his subject's blind spots and prejudices - and yet Banham's stature is enhanced rather than diminished by this study, which was no doubt the intention.
- Focusing on the role of the hagiographer as mediator between the saint and the saint's followers, he highlights the role of hagiographers in shaping these followers' communities.
- This book is a real effort to distinguish between the problems and perspectives of the hagiographer on the one hand and the historian on the other.
- 2 Theology A writer of any of the Hagiographa.More example sentences
- Several essays address the self-reflexive nature of hagiographic traditions-the tendency of hagiographers to rewrite and adapt material and the interplay between adaptations from which clues of context may be discerned.
- He has chosen nine other contributors, mainly from the U.K., among them the excellent hagiographer.
- That is what the hagiographers were convinced they were doing, and so must their transmitters be.
More definitions of hagiographerDefinition of hagiographer in:
- The US English dictionary