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Bread of Angels: Dante’s Paradise

Sheila J. Nayar

Sheila J. Nayar is Associate Professor of English and Communication Studies at Greensboro College, North Carolina, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante’s Sacred Poem : Flesh and the Centrality of the Eucharist to the Divine Comedy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...While previous scholars have most certainly noted the saliency of the Eucharist to Dante’s Comedy, as the two preceding chapters make apparent, their discussions are generally relatively confined and often in passing. This may not seem...

Apocalyptic Catastrophe

Jerry B. Pierce

Jerry B. Pierce is Assistant Professor of History at Penn State Hazleton University, USA. His current research examines heresy and social change in medieval Europe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse : The Order of Apostles and Social Change in Medieval Italy 1260–1307

Continuum, 2012

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...On the morning of July 18, 1300, in the town square of Parma, just off the main road, workers erected a tall wooden stake, surrounded by kindling and dried brush. As the morning wore on, a crowd began to gather, curious about the unfolding...

Introduction

Jerry B. Pierce

Jerry B. Pierce is Assistant Professor of History at Penn State Hazleton University, USA. His current research examines heresy and social change in medieval Europe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse : The Order of Apostles and Social Change in Medieval Italy 1260–1307

Continuum, 2012

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...Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse examines the rise and fall of a medieval religious group called the Order of Apostles that began with noble intentions and orthodox support but ended in the fires of heresy. Originating in the Italian...

Homosexuality: Specters of Sodom

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...In many ways the topic of medieval homosexuality can only be approached through its ghosts. After all, the various activities, desires, and dispositions gathered together under the Christian theological heading of sodomy (and its...

Pastoral Care: The Fourth Lateran Council of 1215

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

I.B.Tauris, 2009

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...This chapter was first published as chapter 14 in G.R. Evans, A History of Pastoral Care (London and New York, 2000). The copyright for the original version is hereby acknowledged.The Fourth Lateran Council of 1215 opens a unique window...

Benedict XII and Italy : Restoring Orthodoxy and Consolidating Papal Sovereignty after John XXII

Pope Benedict XII (1334–1342) : The Guardian of Orthodoxy

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...In the early fourteenth century, the first Avignon popes were confronted with a large movement of protest against their authority in northern Italy and the States of the Church at a time when the power of local lords was increasing...

Eucharist to the Time of Dante

Sheila J. Nayar

Sheila J. Nayar is Associate Professor of English and Communication Studies at Greensboro College, North Carolina, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante’s Sacred Poem : Flesh and the Centrality of the Eucharist to the Divine Comedy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The There are scholars today who argue that sacramental thinking is altogether alien to modern secularism’s modes of conceiving time, space, matter and language, and that, to some degree, such thinking had to be dismantled in order...

Descent into Heresy

Jerry B. Pierce

Jerry B. Pierce is Assistant Professor of History at Penn State Hazleton University, USA. His current research examines heresy and social change in medieval Europe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse : The Order of Apostles and Social Change in Medieval Italy 1260–1307

Continuum, 2012

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...In the years following Gerard Segarelli’s first public preaching about the vita apostolica in 1260, the Order’s initial ideals of poverty and penance underwent significant development and refinement. Some members, though not all, began...

New Faiths for Europe

G. R. Evans

G. R. Evans is Professor Emeritus of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History in the University Cambridge. Her many books include Augustine on Evil; Alan of Lille; The Thought of Gregory the Great; Anselm; The Medieval Theologians; Belief: A Short History for Today" (I.B.Tauris, 2006); The Church in the Early Middle Ages (I.B.Tauris, 2007), The University of Cambridge: A New History" (I.B.Tauris, 2009) and The University of Oxford: A New History" (I.B.Tauris, 2010, paperback 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Medieval Christianity

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...Recovering a Christian Empire for the West By the year 1000, Christian social expectations had transformed Western society. Children were routinely baptised as infants. The annual cycle of the Church’s year gave an order to daily life...

Jacques Fournier and Thirteenth-Century Inquisitorial Methods

Pope Benedict XII (1334–1342) : The Guardian of Orthodoxy

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...While serving as the bishop of Pamiers, Jacques Fournier oversaw an inquisition to uncover heresy in the bishopric. Breaking with thirteenth-century methods that produced brief accounts of material support of Cathar heretici, Fournier...