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Reason and Society in the Middle Ages

Author : Alexander Murray
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This book concentrates on the 250 years beteen the late 11th and early 14th centuries and studies two key facets of the rationalistic tradition.

Medieval Futures

Author : J. A. Burrow
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Studies of varied ways in which medieval people imagined the future, reasons behind such representations, and the implications for an understanding of medieval society as a whole.

Religion Culture and Society in the Early Middle Ages

Author : Thomas F. X. Noble
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Angels Angelology in the Middle Ages

Author : David Keck
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Angels have made a remarkable comeback in the popular imagination; their real heyday, however, was the Middle Ages. This text offers a study of angels and angelology in the Middle Ages, seeking to discover how and why angels became so important in medieval society.

Stages of Thought

Author : Michael Horace Barnes
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This work approaches the question of the relationship of religious to scientific thought. The author argues that they evolved together and are therefore complementary.

Expectations of the Law in the Middle Ages

Author : Anthony Musson
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The first systematic examination of the expectations people had of the law in the middle ages.

The Medieval Culture of Disputation

Author : Alex J. Novikoff
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Through hundreds of published and unpublished sources, Alex J. Novikoff traces the evolution of disputation from its ancient origins to its broader influence in the scholastic culture and public sphere of the High Middle Ages.

Medieval Culture and Society

Author : David Herlihy
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Describes the Early Middle Ages, its social order, culture, and literature such as "Beowulf". Also describes the Central Middle Ages, country life and city life, scholasticism, troubadour lyric poetry, and religious literature. Includes the Late Middle Ages with Boccaccio's description of the Black death, Chaucer's picture of medieval society, a sermon by Meister Eckhart, and chapters from "The Imitation of Christ" .

Images of Medieval Sanctity

Author : Debra Higgs Strickland
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This volume's essays together provide a rich investigation of the idea of sanctity and its many medieval manifestations across time (fifth through fifteenth centuries) and in different geographical locations (England, Scotland, France, Italy, the Low Countries) from multiple disciplinary perspectives.

Medieval Church and Society

Author : Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke
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