Medieval Monks and Their World: Ideas and Realities: Studies in Honor of Richard Sullivan

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This volume examines the world of the medieval monk. The first section of the volume is organized around the theme of monks and the world and explores the intersections between the secular and sacred. The second section is concerned with the ideological or intellectual lives of medieval monks. These essays examine the ideas that were important to monks and that shaped the intellectual discourse of the Middle Ages.

Contributors include: David R. Blanks, Constance B. Bouchard, ...

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Overview

This volume examines the world of the medieval monk. The first section of the volume is organized around the theme of monks and the world and explores the intersections between the secular and sacred. The second section is concerned with the ideological or intellectual lives of medieval monks. These essays examine the ideas that were important to monks and that shaped the intellectual discourse of the Middle Ages.

Contributors include: David R. Blanks, Constance B. Bouchard, Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom, Daniel F. Callahan, M.A. Claussen, John J. Contreni, Edith Wilks Dolnikowski, Michael Frassetto, Amy Livingstone, Kathleen Mitchell, and Steven A. Stofferahn.

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… few volumes attest so convincingly to the warmth of the respect in which their subject is held as does this engaging and interesting collection of essays by former pupils and colleagues of Richard E Sullivan. After reading the volume, this reviewer was left genuinely regretful that she has never heard Professor Sullivan lecture or had the chance to converse with him about his passion for medieval monasticism. (…)
This is essential reading for all medievalists.
Sarah Foot, University of Oxford, The Medieval Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004154636
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/13/2006
  • Series: Brill's Series in Church History Series , #25
  • Pages: 218
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

David R. Blanks, Ph.D. (1991) in History, Ohio State University, is Associate Professor of History and Chair of the History Department at the American University in Cairo. He has published on the socio-economic history of medieval Languedoc and Muslim-Christian relations, including Western Views of Islam in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, (St. Martin’s Press, 1999).

Michael Frassetto, Ph.D. (1993) in History, University of Delaware, is Religion Editor at Encyclopaedia Britannica. He has written numerous articles on Ademar of Chabannes and has edited several essay collections, including Heresy and the Persecuting Society in the Middle Ages: Essays on the Work of R.I. Moore (Brill, 2006).

Amy Livingstone, Ph.D. (1992) in Medieval History, Michigan State University, is Associate Professor of History at Wittenberg University and author of many articles examining aristocratic family life and the experiences of noblewomen in medieval France.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants, Amy Livingstone

PART I. MONKS AND THE WORLD
1. Redrawing a Portrait of Egyptian Monasticism, Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom
2. “And Even Today”: Carolingian Monasticism and the Miracula sancti Germani of Heiric of Auxerre, John J. Contreni
3. A New Majesty: Paschasius Radbertus, Exile, and the Masters’ Honor, Steven A. Stofferahn
4. Ademar of Chabannes, Charlemagne and the Pilgrimage to Jerusalem of 1033, Daniel F. Callahan
5. “Feudalism,” Cluny, and the Investiture Controversy, Constance B. Bouchard
6. Brother Monk: Monks and their Family in the Chartrain, 1000–1200AD, Amy Livingstone

PART II. MONKS AND IDEAS
7. Practical Exegesis: The Acts of the Apostles, Chrodegang’s Regula canonicorum, and Early Carolingian Reform, M.A. Claussen
8. The Gentle Voices of Teachers: Carolingian Eucharistic Thought and the Sermons of Ademar of Chabannes, Michael Frassetto
9. The Wrong Sort of Mentor: Heterodoxy and Anti-clericalism in Languedoc, David Blanks
10. The Early Fourteenth-Century Context for the Doctrine of Divine Foreknowledge in Wyclif ’s Latin Sermons, Edith Wilks Dolnikowski

Conclusion: The Academic as Public Historian, Kathleen Mitchell

Notes on Contributors
Index

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