The Rescue of the Innocents: Endangered Children in Medieval Miracles

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In this book, Ronald C. Finucane looks at the influence of miracles on the lives of children during the Middle Ages. He explores rampant reports of "miraculous" happenings, delving into the experiences of six hundred children who were rescued, cured, or resuscitated--it was thought--by the holy dead.

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Ronald C. Finucane is Professor of History at Oakland University and the author of Miracles and Pilgrims: Popular Beliefs in Medieval England.

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"...a well-researched, highly readable...and engrossing work."--Isis
"A valuable and fascinating study." --Dianne M. Bazell, Church History

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