Corpus Christi: The Eucharist in Late Medieval Culture / Edition 1

Corpus Christi: The Eucharist in Late Medieval Culture / Edition 1

by Miri Rubin
     
 

The eucharist was designed by the Church as its foremost sacrament in the 12th century. This study explores the context in which it was created and the cultural processes through which it was disseminated, interpreted and transformed through the 16th century. See more details below

Overview

The eucharist was designed by the Church as its foremost sacrament in the 12th century. This study explores the context in which it was created and the cultural processes through which it was disseminated, interpreted and transformed through the 16th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521438056
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Designing the eucharist: new ideas and procedures in the mass from c. 1000; 2. Beyond design: teaching and reception of the eucharist; 3. A feast is born: Corpus Christi - the eucharistic feast; 4. The living feast: sermons, fraternities, processions and drama; 5. Symbols in motion: the many readings of the eucharist; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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