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Volume 67, Issue 2. June 1998, pp. 355-356. The Boundaries of Faith: The Development and Transmission of Medieval Spirituality. Studies in the History of Christian Thought 67. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1996. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 28 July 2009. Recommend this journal.
The Boundaries Of Faith book. The Boundaries of Faith: The Development and Transmission of Medieval Spirituality (Studies in the History of Christian Thought, V. 67). This volume deals with the ways in which religious Faith was communicated and adapted during the late medieval period and after, and with the ways in which spirituality, culture, written texts and gender interacted during the same period. ISBN. 9004104283 (ISBN13: 9789004104280).
Studies in the History of Christian Traditions, Volume: 6. The Origin of Affective Devotion. Buddhism and Spirituality in Medieval England. The Gods Appear: Representing the Divine in Quest Narrative. Drawing on texts like the Book of Margery Kempe, popular prayers, romances and devotions, well-known devout practices, mystical and visionary writing, and devout representations like the Arma Christi, the book addresses the ways in which these both informed and were informed by attitudes towards Faith and Belief which continue today. Is the Book of Margery Kempe a Feminist Text? Feminism and Spirituality in Chaucer: The Second Nun's Tale.
Subjects include: the development of religious attitudes; devotion to Christ's blood; the influence of mysticism on literary texts; Chaucer's feminism; Eastern sources; and the transmission of medieval spirituality into the New World.
'A magnificent history of doctrine. 'The series is obviously the indispensable text for graduate theological study in the development of doctrine, and an important reference for scholars of religious and intellectual history as well. Professor Pelikan's series marks a significant departure, and in him we have at last a master teacher. '-Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle, Commonweal.
The Missionary Movement in Christian History: Studies in the .
Christian history reveals the faith often withering in its heartlands, in its centers of seeming strength and importance, to establish itself on or beyond its margins. It has vulnerability, a certain fragility, at its heart-the vulnerability of the cross, the fragility of the earthen vessel. In other words, cross-cultural diffusion has been necessary to Christianity. To the extent that the book’s fifteen independent chapters have a unifying theme, this is it. Christianity expands on a serial basis through cross-cultural processes.
The Rise of Christianity: History, Documents, and Key Questions . Tafuri en de Last van de Geschiedenis.
The history of Christian missions. At its most basic, Christianity is the faith tradition that focuses on the figure of Jesus Christ. Given such complexity, it is natural that throughout Christian history both those in the tradition and those surrounding it have made attempts at simplification. First transition, to ad 500. Second transition, to ad 1500. In this context, faith refers both to the believers’ act of trust and to the content of their faith. Two ways to do this have been to concentrate on the essence of the faith, and thus on the ideas that are integral to it, or to be concerned with the identity of the tradition, and thus on the boundaries of its historical experience.
Book Description: Essays on key moments in the intellectual history of the West. This book forms a major contribution to the discussion on fate, providence and moral responsibility in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modern times.
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Recent papers in History of Christian Thought. This is to primarily a personal reflection, and although it refers as needed to the historical development and characteristics of western secularism (with footnotes as and if needed), the main focus is on personal experience and examples. The intention of is to interpret contemporary issues in the light of their historical roots.
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