Imprisonment in the medieval religious imagination, c. 1150-1400

"This book explores the world of religious thinking on imprisonment, and how images of imprisonment were used in monastic thought, the cult of saints, the early inquisitions, preaching and hagiographical literature and the world of the crusades to describe a conception of inclusion and freedom...

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Main Author: Cassidy-Welch, Megan (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Basingstoke [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan 2011
Edition:1. publ.
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Summary:"This book explores the world of religious thinking on imprisonment, and how images of imprisonment were used in monastic thought, the cult of saints, the early inquisitions, preaching and hagiographical literature and the world of the crusades to describe a conception of inclusion and freedom that was especially meaningful to medieval Christians."--
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- Incarceration of the Body and Liberation of the Spirit -- Prison Miracles and the Cult of Saints -- Imprisonment, Memory and Space in the Early Inquisitions -- Didactic Uses of Imprisonment and captivity -- Imprisonment and Freedom in the Lives of Louis IX -- Conclusion
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. 170 - 187
Physical Description:XI, 192 S. Ill.
ISBN:9780230242487