* OED и Random не дают значения раздел богословия...
OED: The literature that treats of the
lives and legends of saints; also, by extension, of great men or heroes; a work
on the lives and legends of the saints.
1. the branch of literature dealing with the lives and legends of the
saints. 2. a biography or narrative of a saint or saints. 3. a collection of
such biographies or narratives.