Margaret Visser on The Meaning of Saints

Speaker(s): Margaret Visser
Date: Oct 20 & 21, 2004
Length: 4:41:54
Product ID: RGDL3428S

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Margaret Visser's three presentations revolve around the concept of saints as Christian heroes. The first lecture. "Recognizing the Heroic" examines the concept of heroism in its original sense; the second, "Another Story" focuses on how the Christian revolution has redefined and affected the symbiotic relationship between the hero-saint and the society which admires such a person; and the third lecture, "Saints Now" looks at the modern understanding of the hero-saint within the context of contemporary culture. Responses are given by Regent College's Maxine Hancock and Loren Wilkinson.

 

 

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Margaret Visser is a writer and broadcaster. She is author of several books, including The Gift of Thanks: The Roots and Rituals of Gratitude, The Geometry of Love: Space, Time, Mystery and Meaning in an Ordinary Church, and Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos of an Ordinary Meal.

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