Religion and Devotion in Europe C 1215 C 1515

Underlying the discussion are basic questions about the format of medieval religious experience, ranging from the nature of authority to the relationship between priests and laity, and how far it is actually possible to talk of a monolithic catholicism.

Produk Detail:

  • Author : Robert N. Swanson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 377 pages
  • ISBN : 9780521379502
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
CLICK HERE TO GET THIS BOOKReligion and Devotion in Europe C 1215 C 1515

Pastoral Care in Medieval England

Pastoral Care in Medieval England
  • Author : Peter Clarke,Sarah James
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 August 2019
GET THIS BOOKPastoral Care in Medieval England

Pastoral Care, the religious mission of the Church to minister to the laity and care for their spiritual welfare, has been a subject of growing interest in medieval studies. This volume breaks new ground with its broad chronological scope (from the early eleventh to the late fifteenth centuries), and its interdisciplinary breadth. New and established scholars from a range of disciplines, including history, literary studies, art history and musicology, bring their specialist perspectives to bear on textual and visual source

The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity
  • Author : R. N. Swanson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity explores the role of Christianity in European society from the middle of the eleventh-century until the dawning of the Reformation. Arranged in four thematic sections and comprising 23 originally commissioned chapters plus introductory overviews to each part by the editor, this book provides an authoritative survey of a vital element of medieval history. Comprehensive and cohesive, the volume provides a holistic view of Christianity in medieval Europe, examining not only the church itself but also

Born Bad

Born Bad
  • Author : James Boyce
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release : 15 May 2015
GET THIS BOOKBorn Bad

The sweeping, 2,000-year history of a controversial idea and the remarkable influence it still wields: “Exceptional, highly recommended” (Publisher’s Weekly, starred review). According to the Christian doctrine of original sin, humans are born inherently bad, and only through God’s grace can they achieve salvation. In this captivating and controversial book, acclaimed historian James Boyce explores how this centuries-old concept has shaped the Western view of human nature right up to the present. Boyce traces a history of original

Communities of Devotion

Communities of Devotion
  • Author : Maria Crăciun,Elaine Fulton
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 16 January 2021
GET THIS BOOKCommunities of Devotion

This collection of essays explores the complex relationship between western monasticism and lay society in east central Europe from the late medieval period to the eighteenth century. It is an important addition to current scholarship, showcasing fresh research on a subject and region on which little has been published in English. As such it will contribute to the reintegration of eastern and western European history, as well as expanding the existing parameters of scholarly discourse into late medieval and early

Motherhood, Religion, and Society in Medieval Europe, 400–1400

Motherhood, Religion, and Society in Medieval Europe, 400–1400
  • Author : Dr Conrad Leyser,Dr Lesley Smith
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 28 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKMotherhood, Religion, and Society in Medieval Europe, 400–1400

Who can concentrate on thoughts of Scripture or philosophy and be able to endure babies crying … ? Will he put up with the constant muddle and squalor which small children bring into the home? The wealthy can do so … but philosophers lead a very different life … So, according to Peter Abelard, did his wife Heloise state in characteristically stark terms the antithetical demands of family and scholarship. Heloise was not alone in making this assumption. Sources from Jerome onward never cease

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation
  • Author : Peter Marshall
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 22 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation

The Reformation was a seismic event in history, whose consequences are still working themselves out in Europe and across the world. The protests against the marketing of indulgences staged by the German monk Martin Luther in 1517 belonged to a long-standing pattern of calls for internal reform and renewal in the Christian Church. But they rapidly took a radical and unexpected turn, engulfing first Germany and then Europe as a whole in furious arguments about how God's will was to be

Hebrew Bible, Old Testament: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment [1300-1800]

Hebrew Bible, Old Testament: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment [1300-1800]
  • Author : Magne Sæbø (Hg.)
  • Publisher : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
  • Release : 01 January 2008
GET THIS BOOKHebrew Bible, Old Testament: From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment [1300-1800]

This third volume of the comprehensive international reference work on the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament deals with its reception within the time span of 1300-1800, from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Written by Jewish and Christian experts.

Contesting the Reformation

Contesting the Reformation
  • Author : C. Scott Dixon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 March 2012
GET THIS BOOKContesting the Reformation

Contesting the Reformation provides a comprehensive survey of the most influential works in the field of Reformation studies from a comparative, cross-national, interdisciplinary perspective. Represents the only English-language single-authored synthetic study of Reformation historiography Addresses both the English and the Continental debates on Reformation history Provides a thematic approach which takes in the main trends in modern Reformation history Draws on the most recent publications relating to Reformation studies Considers the social, political, cultural, and intellectual implications of the Reformation

The Burghs and Parliament in Scotland, c. 1550–1651

The Burghs and Parliament in Scotland, c. 1550–1651
  • Author : Dr Alan R MacDonald
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 28 June 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Burghs and Parliament in Scotland, c. 1550–1651

Existing studies of early modern Scotland tend to focus on the crown, the nobility and the church. Yet, from the sixteenth century, a unique national representative assembly of the towns, the Convention of Burghs, provides an insight into the activities of another key group in society. Meeting at least once a year, the Convention consisted of representatives from every parliamentary burgh, and was responsible for apportioning taxation, settling disputes between members, regulating weights and measures, negotiating with the crown on

The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Christianity

The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Christianity
  • Author : John H. Arnold
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 21 August 2014
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Handbook of Medieval Christianity

The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Christianity takes as its subject the beliefs, practices, and institutions of the Christian Church between 400 and 1500AD. It addresses topics ranging from early medieval monasticism to late medieval mysticism, from the material wealth of the Church to the spiritual exercises through which certain believers might attempt to improve their souls. Each chapter tells a story, but seeks also to ask how and why 'Christianity' took particular forms at particular moments in history, paying attention to

Introduction to the Medieval Mystics of Europe

Introduction to the Medieval Mystics of Europe
  • Author : Paul E. Szarmach
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 January 1984
GET THIS BOOKIntroduction to the Medieval Mystics of Europe

The European Middle Ages bequeathed to the world a legacy of spiritual and intellectual brilliance that has shaped many of the ideals, preconceptions, and institutions we now take for granted. An Introduction to the Medieval Mystics of Europe examines this phenomenon in vivid and scholarly accounts of the lives and achievements of those men and women whose genius most inspired their own and subsequent ages. These great mystics explored and consciously realized the relationship between human life and unconditioned transcendence.

The Witch Hunts

The Witch Hunts
  • Author : Robert Thurston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 November 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Witch Hunts

Tens of thousands of people were persecuted and put to death as witches between 1400 and 1700 – the great age of witch hunts. Why did the witch hunts arise, flourish and decline during this period? What purpose did the persecutions serve? Who was accused, and what was the role of magic in the hunts? This important reassessment of witch panics and persecutions in Europeand colonial America both challenges and enhances existing interpretations of the phenomenon. Locating its origins 400 years earlier in the

Conversations with Angels

Conversations with Angels
  • Author : J. Raymond
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 August 2011
GET THIS BOOKConversations with Angels

Based on refractions of earlier beliefs, modern angels - at once terrible and comforting, frighteningly other and reassuringly beneficent - have acquired a powerful symbolic value. This interdisciplinary study looks at how humans conversed with angels in medieval and early modern Europe, and how they explained and represented these conversations.