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Emotional Monasticism Affective Piety in the Eleventh-Century Monastery of

Emotional Monasticism Affective Piety in the Eleventh-Century Monastery of

Emotional Monasticism Affective Piety in the Eleventh-Century Monastery of
Emotional monasticism challenges this view. The first study of affective piety in an eleventh-century monastic context, it traces the early history of affective devotion through the life and works of the earliest known writer of emotional prayers, John of Fécamp, abbot of the Norman monastery of Fécamp from 1028-78. Exposing the early medieval monastic roots of later medieval affective piety, th casts a new light on the devotional life of monks in Europe before the twelfth century and redefines how medievalists should teach the history of Christianity. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Books".

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  • ISBN: 9781526140203
  • EAN: 9781526140203
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Type: Textbook
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Book Title: Emotional Monasticism: Affective Piety in the Eleventh-Century Monastery of John of Fecamp
  • Item Height: 216mm
  • Author: Lauren Mancia
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Topic: Religious History, Christianity, History
  • Item Width: 138mm
  • Number of Pages: 288 Pages


Emotional Monasticism Affective Piety in the Eleventh-Century Monastery of