Communities of Devotion

Communities of Devotion

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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 modern religious practice and piety.Though it was not intended as a punishment, this was greeted with utter horror by Canisius, who privately described the ... telling the canon of the cathedral chapter who put the suggestion to him in the autumn of 1553 that not only did he not feel ... for, supposing myself to possess any gifts, I shall be able to use them to best advantage if I am free to go where I am ... so sunk are the people in error and so much at odds with their lawful pastors and with the pope, that there would seem toanbsp;...

Title:Communities of Devotion
Author:Dr Maria Craciun, Dr Elaine Fulton
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-07-28


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