hagiology hagiology

Definition(s):

  • (n) literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints

Usage(s):

  1. General discussion of hagiology has appeared of late in every section of the religious press.
  2. And then at age 44, a fatal car crash, after which the rest is the kind of pop hagiology that America reserves for its culture heroes.
  3. In the hagiology of liberal America, Franklin Roosevelt has always been a favorite saint.
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