The Discernment of Spirits: Assessing Visions and Visionaries in the Late Middle Ages

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"[Anderson] succeeds in neatly fitting together selected pieces of the history of discernment of spirits to provide a valuable, readable description of the contours of its evolution in the late Middle Ages." -- Debra L. Stoudt, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, The Medieval Review Late medieval Christians lived in a world of visions, but they knew that not all visions came from God: angels, demons, illness, nature, or passion could also inspire an apparent divine visitation. During the thirteenth and ...

The Discernment of Spirits: Assessing Visions and Visionaries in the Late Middle Ages 2011, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen

ISBN-13: 9783161516641

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