De Cella in Seculum

De Cella in Seculum

Religious and Secular Life and Devotion in Late Medieval England

Edited by Michael G. Sargent

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D.S.Brewer

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Essays on the life of Hugh of Avalon
"All those concerned with the contribution of monasticism to the devotional life of the external world will find much to inform and stimulate them among these papers." JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY

Essays on the life of Hugh of Avalon, on the relationship between the hermitic Carthusian vocation and the outside world; on the reflection of the world in religious literature; and on the transmission of mystical and devotional ideals and writings for a secular audience.

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April 1989
24 black and white illustrations
282 pages
23.4x15.6 cm
ISBN: 9780859912686
Format: Hardback
D.S.Brewer
BIC HBLC1
BISAC HIS037010
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An extremely rich collection of materials for those interested in late medieval spirituality, especially those strands connected to the Carthusians and influential in Middle English devotional works. BULLETIN CODICOLOGIQUE
`Ce recueil..r<130>compensera l'<130>tude de quiconque s'int<130>resse <133> la spiritualit<130> de la fin du moyen <131>ge en Angleterre.' D. BRADLEY Revue d'Histoire Eccl<130>siastique t.LXXXV (1990), p.871 `of interest to scholars of many disciplines.' S.J. OGILVIE-THOMPSON Rev. Eng. St. 42, 166; 5/91

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