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Contesting Christendom: Readings in Medieval Religion and Culture / Edition 1

Contesting Christendom: Readings in Medieval Religion and Culture / Edition 1

by James L. Halverson
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ISBN-13: 2900742554725
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/26/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

James L. Halverson is professor of history and chair of social sciences at Judson College.

Table of Contents

Introduction     1
The Extent of Christianization in the Early Middle Ages     13
Background to Augustine's Mission to Anglo-Saxon England   Rob Meens     19
Some Historical Re-identification and the Christianization of Kent   Ian Wood     27
The Barbarian Conversion from Paganism to Christianity   Richard Fletcher     35
Forgetful of Their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society, ca. 500-1100   Jane Tibbets Schulenburg     45
Popular Religion in Late Saxon England: Elf Charms in Context   Karen Louise Jolly     57
The Rise of Western Christendom   Peter Brown     67
The Development of Christendom     85
The Knight, the Lady, and the Priest: The Making of Modern Marriage in Medieval France   Georges Duby     91
Knightly Piety and the Lay Response to the First Crusade   Marcus Bull     99
Sword, Mitre, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1198   Constance Brittain Bouchard     105
Under Crescent and Cross: The jews in the Middle Ages   Mark R. Cohen     111
Women's Role in Latin Letters From the Fourth to the Early Twelfth Centuries   Joan M. Ferrante     121
The Apostolic Life     131
ReligiousMovements in the Middle Ages   Herbert Grundmann     137
Religious Poverty and the Profit Economy in Medieval Europe   Lester K. Little     147
Holy Anorexia   Rudolf Bell     155
Women Mystics and Eucharistic Devotion in the Thirteenth Century   Caroline Walker Bynum     163
The Devil's World: Heresy and Society, 1100-1300   Andrew P. Roach     171
Popular Religion in the Late Middle Ages     181
Religious Life in Germany on the Eve of the Reformation   Bernd Moeller     189
The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, ca. 1400-1580   Eamon Duffy     199
Religion and the Decline of Magic   Keith Thomas     207
Women in the Late Medieval English Parish   Katherine L. French     219
The Magnificent Ride: The First Reformation in Hussite Bohemia   Thomas A. Fudge     227
Index     235
About the Editor     241
About the Contributors     243

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