Medieval Theology of Work: Peter Damian and the Medieval Religious Renewal Movement / Edition 1by P. Ranft
Pub. Date: 04/01/2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
This study addresses the need to learn what medieval thinkers had to say about the concept of work by examining the thought of Peter Damian and numerous other religious leaders and groups of the High Middle Ages for evidence of their contributions, deepening our understanding of this concept.
Table of ContentsIntroduction PART ONE: THE FOUNDATION: EARLY CHRISTIAN THEOLOGIES OF WORK Early Christian Attitudes toward Work PART TWO: THE FRAMEWORK: PETER DAMIAN'S CONTRIBUTIONS The Eleventh-Century World of Peter Damian Damian's Social Theology Damian's Apostolate: Theology of Work in Action PART THREE: THE COMPLETED EDIFICE: MEDIEVAL MONASTIC MOVEMENT Regular Canons The Cistercians Women and Other Reformers The Mendicants The Epilogue
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