Confraternities and Catholic Reform in Italy, France, and Spain

Confraternities and Catholic Reform in Italy, France, and Spain

by John Patrick Donnelly
     
 
Confraternities go back to the church of the patristic age; they flourished during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and they have continued to survive in the modern era. Today the Knights of Columbus and the Saint Vincent De Paul Societies in thousands of American Catholic parishes continue the work of medieval confraternities in combining fellowship, piety, and

Overview

Confraternities go back to the church of the patristic age; they flourished during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and they have continued to survive in the modern era. Today the Knights of Columbus and the Saint Vincent De Paul Societies in thousands of American Catholic parishes continue the work of medieval confraternities in combining fellowship, piety, and charity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014023900
Publisher:
Truman State University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies , #44
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
262
File size:
1 MB

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