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The Odor of Sanctity: Phantom Fragrance at Glastonbury Abbey

The Odor of Sanctity: Phantom Fragrance at Glastonbury Abbey A sweet odor, seen as a sign of heavenly grace, the proverbial “odor of sanctity” is well-known in the literature of hagiography. It is also sometimes reported in connection with paranormal phenomena. What are we to make of the reports of phantom incense at and around Glastonbury Abbey?