Revival Preachers and Politics in Thirteenth Century Italy: The Great Devotion of 1233

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Recent studies of medieval preaching have tended to focus on sermon texts. This is the first scholarly study in English of preaching and its social context in thirteenth-century Italy. Augustine Thompson O.P., both an academic and a preacher, reconstructs the "Great Devotion" of 1233 and analyzes its devotional, social, political, and legal elements. He shows how the preachers of this revival crafted an image of divine authority that supported their intervention in factional disputes and facilitated their arbitration in ...

Revival Preachers and Politics in Thirteenth Century Italy: The Great Devotion of 1233 2010, Wipf & Stock Publishers, Eugene

ISBN-13: 9781608994946

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Revival Preachers and Politics in Thirteenth-Century Italy: The Great Devotion of 1233 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198202875

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