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ERIC Number: EJ253617
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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The Propaganda of Saints in the Middle Ages.
Cohen, Esther
Journal of Communication, v31 n4 p16-26 Fall 1981
Contends that the belief in saints did not emerge spontaneously. Traces a consistent ecclesiastical propaganda campaign aimed at communicating the character, powers, and importance of saints. Calls this the oldest, most enduring, effective propaganda campaign in the Western world prior to the invention of the press. (PD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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