The Medieval Church in Manuscripts

The Medieval Church in Manuscripts

Author: Justin Clegg

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802085989

Category: History

Page: 72

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Illustrations in liturgical books, such as breviaries and missals, as well as books of private devotion, such as psalters and books of hours, reveal the world of the Church in the Middle Ages in vivid detail.

The Drama of the Medieval Church

The Drama of the Medieval Church

Author: Karl Young

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015019119091

Category: Drama, Medieval

Page: 770

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Collection of extant examples of church drama employed by the medieval church in western Europe as a part of public workshop; text interspersed with commentary.

Church and Society in the Medieval North of England

Church and Society in the Medieval North of England

Author: R. B. Dobson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781852851200

Category: Religion

Page: 340

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This collection of essays discusses aspects of church life in each of the three dioceses of Carlisle, Durham and York, identifying the main features of religion in the north and placing contemporary religious attitudes in both a social and a local context

The Church in the Medieval Town

The Church in the Medieval Town

Author: T.R. Slater

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351892759

Category: History

Page: 328

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This volume of essays explores the interaction of Church and town in the medieval period in England. Two major themes structure the book. In the first part the authors explore the social and economic dimensions of the interaction; in the second part the emphasis moves to the spaces and built forms of towns and their church buildings. The primary emphasis of the essays is upon the urban activities of the medieval Church as a set of institutions: parish, diocese, monastery, cathedral. In these various institutional roles the Church did much to shape both the origin and the development of the medieval town. In exploring themes of topography, marketing and law the authors show that the relationship of Church and town could be both mutually beneficial and a source of conflict.

Money and the Church in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Money and the Church in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Author: Giles E. M. Gasper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317094364

Category: History

Page: 320

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Bringing together essays from experts in a variety of disciplines, this collection explores two of the most important facets of life within the medieval Europe: money and the church. By focusing on the interactions between these subjects, the volume addresses four key themes. Firstly it offers new perspectives on the role of churchmen in providing conceptual frameworks, from outright condemnation, to sophisticated economic theory, for the use and purpose of money within medieval society. Secondly it discusses the dichotomy of money for the church and its officers: on one hand voices emphasise the moral difficulties in engaging with money, on the other the reality of the ubiquitous use of money in the church at all levels and in places within Christendom. Thirdly it places in dialogue interdisciplinary perspectives and approaches, and evidence from philosophy, history, literature and material culture, to the issues of money and church. Lastly, the volume provides new perspectives on the role of the church in the process of monetization in the High Middle Ages. Concentrating on northern Europe, from the early eleventh century to the beginning of the thirteenth century, the collection is able to explore the profound changes in the use of money and the rise of a money-economy that this period and region witnessed. By adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, the collection challenges current understanding of how money was perceived, understood and used by medieval clergy in a range of different contexts. It furthermore provides wide-ranging contributions to the broader economic and ethical issues of the period, demonstrating how the church became a major force in the process of monetization.

The Medieval Church

The Medieval Church

Author: Joseph H. Lynch

Publisher: Longman Trade/Caroline House

ISBN: NWU:35556025851353

Category: Church history

Page: 385

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"Although the book is richly informative, Professor Lynch is more concerned with movements and ideas than names and dates. His frame is Western Europe, though attention is given to both Byzantine Christianity and the impact of Islam. The treatment is broadly chronological but at the heart of the book are separate parallel discussions of monastic life, heretics, friars, and the schools, and two key chapters which deal which deal with the framework of the Christian life, and with the sacraments - those points of contact between Church and the individual men and women who made up Western Christendom itself."--BOOK JACKET.

Towards a Theology of Church Growth

Towards a Theology of Church Growth

Author: Dr David Goodhew

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781472413994

Category: Religion

Page: 265

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Concern about church growth and decline is widespread and contentious, yet theological reflection on church growth is scarce. Leading international scholars, including Alister McGrath, Benedicta Ward and C. Kavin Rowe, provide rich resources from scripture, doctrine and tradition, to underpin action to promote church growth and to stimulate further theological reflection on the subject.

Chapters In Church History

Chapters In Church History

Author: Powel Mills Dawley

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781447495604

Category: Religion

Page: 292

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Powel Mills Dawley (1907–1985) In "Chapters In Church History" Dawley takes us through the Church history in five sections. First is the formation of Christian institutions during the Roman period. In the second section he gives credit to these institutions and eminent thinkers, such as St. Thomas Aquinas, for preserving Christianity during Medieval times. In the third section Dawley traces the course of Christianity in the British Isles from Roman times to the Reformation, and in the last two sections he describes the Crisis of the Reformation and Christianity in the Modern World.