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Some Hard Talking

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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... in England. According to one manuscript of Alfonsi’s Disciplina clericalis (‘Clerical instruction’), he served for a time as royal physician to King Henry I of England (r. 1100–35). Alfonsi tried to produce a Latin version of al-Khwārizmī’s Zīj...

From Dissent to Reformation

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

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...Monks, Nuns and Friars Could be Troublesome Geoffrey Chaucer’s Monk is a ‘manly man’, fond of hunting, with enough personal wealth to keep the horses and dogs he needs to pursue his hobby. It is taken for granted that his choice...

Introduction: The Beautiful Vision

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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...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...

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

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... on their backs underneath it; those without heads who have eyes in their shoulders.Augustine, City of God, tr. H Bettenson, ch02. G. R. Evans, Penguin Classics, new edn (London, 2003), XVI.8. Augustine’s test was whether these strange creatures...

Christianity After the Millennium

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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... life By the year 1000, Benedictine monasticism dominated the monastic life of Western Europe.See GR Evans, History of Western Monasticism (London, 2016). For a long time, infant admissions to the life were common. Child ‘oblates’ were given...

Launching the First Thousand Years of Christendom

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

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...Wanderers in a Religious Landscape as a World Power Collapses When Christianity began, Rome’s influence reached almost to the edges of the known world, which then consisted of Europe, Asia and the coastal strip of North Africa...

Conclusion: Renaissance and Expansion

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 history of medieval Christianity must have an end, though events ran on. In the sixteenth century, Western Europe embarked on ‘renaissance’, Reformation and Counter-Reformation and expansion into the New World of the Americas...

Christians, Jews and Muslims

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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... Peter the Venerable’s long letter to his rival monastic leader, the Cistercian Abbot of Cîteaux, Bernard,G Constable (ed.), The Letters of Peter the Venerable, 2 vols (Cambridge, MA, 1967), Letter 111, Vol. I, pp. 274–99, especially pp....