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  1. The Reliquary Effect: Enshrining the Sacred Object

    The Reliquary Effect: Enshrining the Sacred Object [Hardback]

    Cynthia Hahn (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781780236551
    Published by : Reaktion Books
    From skeletons to strips of cloth to little pieces of dust, reliquaries can be found in many forms, and while sometimes they may seem grotesque on their surface, they are nonetheless invested with great spiritual and memorial value. In this book, ... .... Learn More
  2. Monastic Archaeology

    Monastic Archaeology [Paperback]

    Graham Keevill (Editor); Mick Aston (Editor); Teresa Hall (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785705670
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The study of monasteries has come a long way since late the late 19th century. The emphasis has shifted away from reconstructing the layouts of monastic buildings to a better understanding of the wider monastic environment. The papers in this volu... .... Learn More
  3. Cathars in Question

    Cathars in Question [Hardback]

    Antonio Sennis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £32.00

    ISBN: 9781903153680
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Cathars have long been regarded as posing the most organised challenge to orthodox Catholicism in the medieval West, even as a "counter-Church" to orthodoxy in southern France and northern Italy. Their beliefs, understood to be inspired by Balkan ... .... Learn More
  4. Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England

    Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England: Theology, Imagery, Devotion [Hardback]

    John Munns (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £32.00

    ISBN: 9781783271269
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The twelfth century has long been recognised as a period of unusual vibrancy and importance, witnessing seminal changes in the inter-related spheres of theology, devotional practice, and iconography, especially with regard to the cross and the cru... .... Learn More
  5. Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures, 1200-1450

    Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures, 1200-1450 [Hardback]

    Constant J. Mews (Editor); Anna Welch (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781472437327
    Published by : Routledge
    Ever since the time of Francis of Assisi, a commitment to voluntary poverty has been a controversial aspect of religious life. This volume explores the interaction between poverty and religious devotion in the mendicant orders between the thirteen... .... Learn More
  6. The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment

    The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment [Hardback]

    Henry Ansgar Kelly (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

    Special Price: £38.00

    ISBN: 9780812248340
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In the last quarter of the fourteenth century, the complete Old and New Testaments were translated from Latin into English, first very literally, and then revised into a more fluent, less Latinate style. This outstanding achievement, the Middle En... .... Learn More
  7. Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church

    Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women Rules and Resistance [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Mooney (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.00

    Special Price: £38.00

    ISBN: 9780812248173
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In a work based on a meticulous analysis of sources, many of them previously unexplored, Catherine M. Mooney upends the received account of Clare of Assisi's founding of the Order of San Damiano, or Poor Clares. Mooney offers instead a stark count... .... Learn More
  8. The Scottish Legendary

    The Scottish Legendary: Towards a poetics of hagiographic narration [Hardback]

    Eva Von Contzen (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780719095962
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    This is the first book-length study of the Scottish Legendary of the late fourteenth century. the only extant collection of saints’ lives in the vernacular from medieval Scotland, the work scrutinises the dynamics of hagiographic narration, its im... .... Learn More
  9. Apocalyptic Cartography

    Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript [Hardback]

    Chet Van Duzer (Author); Ilya Dines (Author)

    £139.00

    ISBN: 9789004304536
    Published by : BRILL
    In Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript, Chet Van Duzer and Ilya Dines analyse Huntington Library HM 83, an unstudied manuscript produced in Lübeck, Germany. The manuscript contains a ri... .... Learn More
  10. I.B. Tauris History of Monasticism

    I.B. Tauris History of Monasticism: The Western Tradition [Hardback]

    G. R. Evans (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781848853768
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    From the earliest centuries of the church, asceticism and the contemplative life have been profoundly important aspects of western Christianity. And in assessing the glories of western civilization, perhaps the best place to start is within mediev... .... Learn More

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