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  1. Trustworthy Men: How Inequality and Faith Made the Medieval Church

    Trustworthy Men: How Inequality and Faith Made the Medieval Church [Hardback]

    Ian Forrest (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9780691180601
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    The medieval church was founded on and governed by concepts of faith and trust--but not in the way that is popularly assumed. Offering a radical new interpretation of the institutional church and its social consequences in England, Ian Forrest arg... .... Learn More
  2. The White Nuns: Cistercian Abbeys for Women in Medieval France

    The White Nuns: Cistercian Abbeys for Women in Medieval France [Hardback]

    Constance Hoffman Berman (Author)

    £72.00

    ISBN: 9780812250107
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    Modern studies of the religious reform movement of the central Middle Ages have often relied on contemporary accounts penned by Cistercian monks, who routinely exaggerated the importance of their own institutions while paying scant attention to th... .... Learn More
  3. The Right Ordering of Souls': The Parish of All Saints' Bristol on the Eve of the Reformation

    The Right Ordering of Souls': The Parish of All Saints' Bristol on the Eve of the Reformation [Hardback]

    Clive Burgess (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783273096
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
    Volume: v. 47
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    In the two centuries preceding the Reformation in England, economic, political and spiritual conditions combined with constructive effect. Endemic plague prompted a demonstrative piety and, in a world enjoying rising disposable incomes, this linke... .... Learn More
  4. Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammad

    Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammad [Hardback]

    Julian Yolles (Editor); Jessica Weiss (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674980730
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
    Volume: 51
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    Throughout the Middle Ages, Christians wrote about Islam and the life of Muhammad. These stories, ranging from the humorous to the vitriolic, both informed and warned audiences about what was regarded as a schismatic form of Christianity. Medieval... .... Learn More
  5. The Letter Collections of Nicholas of Clairvaux

    The Letter Collections of Nicholas of Clairvaux [Hardback]

    Lena Wahlgren-Smith (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780199671519
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Medieval Texts
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    Nicholas of Clairvaux started his career as a Benedictine but ended up at Clairvaux where he was the secretary of St Bernard. He later became known as 'the black sheep of the Cistercian order' and was expelled from Clairvaux on a charge of fraudul... .... Learn More
  6. The Cambridge History of Judaism  : Volume 6, The Middle Ages: The Christian World

    The Cambridge History of Judaism : Volume 6, The Middle Ages: The Christian World [Hardback]

    Robert Chazan (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780521517249
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: The Cambridge History of Judaism
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    Volume six examines the history of Judaism during the second half of the Middle Ages. Through the first half of the Middle Ages, the Jewish communities of western Christendom lagged well behind those of eastern Christendom and the even more impres... .... Learn More
  7. New Legends of England: Forms of Community in Late Medieval Saints' Lives

    New Legends of England: Forms of Community in Late Medieval Saints' Lives [Hardback]

    Catherine Sanok (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9780812249828
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    In New Legends of England, Catherine Sanok examines a significant, albeit previously unrecognized, phenomenon of fifteenth-century literary culture in England: the sudden fascination with the Lives of British, Anglo-Saxon, and other native saints.... .... Learn More
  8. Nuns' Priests' Tales: Men and Salvation in Medieval Women's Monastic Life

    Nuns' Priests' Tales: Men and Salvation in Medieval Women's Monastic Life [Hardback]

    Fiona J. Griffiths (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249750
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    During the Middle Ages, female monasteries relied on priests to provide for their spiritual care, chiefly to celebrate Mass in their chapels but also to hear the confessions of their nuns and give last rites to their sick and dying. These men were... .... Learn More
  9. The Dedicated Spiritual Life of Upper Rhine Noble Women: A Study and Translation of a Fourteenth-Century Spiritual Biography of Gertrude Rickeldey of Ortenberg and Heilke of Staufenberg

    The Dedicated Spiritual Life of Upper Rhine Noble Women: A Study and Translation of a Fourteenth-Century Spiritual Biography of Gertrude Rickeldey of Ortenberg and Heilke of Staufenberg [Hardback]

    Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker (Author)

    £72.50

    ISBN: 9782503574318
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Sanctimoniales
    Volume: 2
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    Lady Gertrude Rickeldey of Ortenberg (d. 1335) was a noble widow who lived a spiritual, but secular life in her own household, first in Offenburg and later in Strasbourg, the economic and cultural heart of southern Germany. Her life story was writ... .... Learn More
  10. Selected Works of Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis

    Selected Works of Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis [Hardback]

    Richard Cusimano (Editor); Eric Whitmore (Editor)

    £66.95

    ISBN: 9780813229973
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Suger, the twelfth century abbot of Saint-Denis, has not received the respect and attention that he deserves. Bernard of Clairvaux and Peter the Venerable have garnered more attention, and students of medieval history know their names well. In one... .... Learn More

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