Anchoritism in the Middle Ages (BOK)

Catherine Innes Parker

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This volume explores medieval anchoritism (the life of a solitary religious recluse) from a variety of perspectives. The individual essays conceive anchoritism in broadly interpretive categories: challenging perceived notions of the very concept of anchoritic 'rule' and guidance; studying the interaction between language and linguistic forms; addressing the connection between anchoritism and other forms of solitude (particularly in European tales of sanctity); and exploring the influence of anchoritic literature on lay devotion. As a whole, the volume illuminates the richness and fluidity of anchoritic texts and contexts and shows how anchoritism pervaded the spirituality of the Middle Ages, for lay and religious alike. It moves through both space and time, ranging from the third century to the sixteenth, from England to the Continent and back.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Catherine Innes Parker
Forlag
University of Wales Press
ISBN 9780708326022
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,7cm x 23,4cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 357 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Catherine Innes-Parker, Naoe Kukita Yoshikawa Emner og form History of religion