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Conclusion

A Hermit’s Cookbook : Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...The earliest monks were solitaries: individuals disillusioned with their world to the point of dropping everything in order to live on the margins of human society. They lived in caves, in abandoned ruins in deserted regions...

Sin in the Middle Ages

The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was first published in The Month, September–October 1993, pp. 372–5. The copyright belongs to Trustees for Roman Catholic Purposes (114 Mount Street, London W1)Today sin has been banished from our Weltanschauung in various...

Making Merry in the Middle Ages

The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was first published in The Month, September–October 1996, pp. 373– 6. The copyright belongs to Trustees for Roman Catholic Purposes (114 Mount Street, London W1).In the Middle Ages all life was sport, in a sense. Or, if you...

Introduction

Reading the Bible in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...For medieval Christians, the Bible was the book of guidance above all others, and Bible reading was the route to religious knowledge. Still fundamental on the central medieval period is Beryl Smalley , The Study of the Bible in the Middle...

The Council of Trent, 1545–63

The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was first published in A. Hastings (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought (Oxford, 2000), pp. 714–5. The copyright for the original version, belonging to Oxford University Press, is hereby acknowledgedTrent dominated...

Introduction: The Beautiful Vision

A Short History of Medieval Christianity

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...Huge pictures of the Last Judgement dominate the west end of many modest medieval churches, such as St Andrew’s in Chesterton on the outskirts of Cambridge. Christ is shown judging all souls at the end of the world, with the Virgin Mary...

Afterword

The Jews in Late Antiquity

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Over the course of these pages we have tried to elaborate on a snapshot of Jewish communities in late antiquity. Due to space concerns, we have not been able to analyze significant Jewish settlements in Syria, Asia Minor, and the Balkans...

Medieval Christendom and the Restoration of a Christian Society

The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was delivered as a paper at a conference on evangelization, and was published in The Month, December 1992, pp. 467–72. The copyright belongs to Trustees for Roman Catholic Purposes (114 Mount Street, London W1)The theme...

Medieval diets – the food landscape

A Hermit’s Cookbook : Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Typical Medieval Diets Writing about the food eaten by monks and monastic communities in antiquity and the Middle Ages raises obvious questions of comparison. How did the standard monastic fare contrast, if at all, with what was eaten...

The Council of Florence, 1439–45

The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was first published in A. Hastings (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought (Oxford, 2000), pp. 242–3. The copyright for the original version, belonging to Oxford University Press, is hereby acknowledgedFlorence...