History Professor John Arnold author of new book
John Arnold’s new book, "The Footprints of Michael the Archangel, the Formation and Diffusion of a Saintly Cult,” explores the formation and diffusion of the cults from about 300 to 800 A.D., isolating its development within the orthodox traditions of the Greek speaking East, and then following its development within Latin Catholicism.
Arnold, assistant professor in the history department at SUNY Fredonia, teaches courses on ancient and medieval history as well as the history of Christianity.
The book is also featured in Palgrave Press’s New Middle Ages series. For more information on the book visit http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=65593.