High Way to Heaven: The Augustinian Platform Between Reform and Reformation, 1292-1524

High Way to Heaven: The Augustinian Platform Between Reform and Reformation, 1292-1524

by Eric Leland Saak, E. L. Saak
     
 

This volume offers a reinterpretation of the late medieval Augustinian tradition by analyzing the political, religious, theological, institutional, and mythical components that formed the self-identity of the Augustinian Order from the late 13th century to the emergence of Martin Luther.See more details below

Overview

This volume offers a reinterpretation of the late medieval Augustinian tradition by analyzing the political, religious, theological, institutional, and mythical components that formed the self-identity of the Augustinian Order from the late 13th century to the emergence of Martin Luther.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004110991
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/15/2002
Series:
Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions Series, #89
Pages:
886
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Note on Citation of Sources

Introduction: The Heart of the Matter

1. Power Politics and the Emergence of the Augustinian Platform: The Myth of Christendom
2. Creating Religious Identity: The Myth of Augustine
3. Precepts and Practice: Jordan of Quedlinburg and the Defining of Augustinian Life
4. Ethics and Erudition: The Theological Endeavor of the Augustinian Studia
5. Passion and Piety: Catechesis and The Power of Images in the Later Middle Ages
6. Between Reform and Reformation

Epilogue

Appendices
A. Terms, Concepts, and Definitions
B. Bonifacii VIII Bullae selectae spectantes ad ordinem eremitarum sancti Augustini
C. Augustini de Ancona Summe de potestate ecclesiastica Littera Dedicatoris et Tabula
D. Jordani de Quedlinburg Vita Sancti Augustini
E. Gregorii Ariminensis Ordinationes et Litterae
F. Jordani de Quedlinburg Meditationum de Passione Christi Momentum et Expositio Arboris eius

Bibliography
Index

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