"Bartlett and Bestul, in conjunction with their contributors, have produced a fine and useful anthology, which moves us closer to filling the gap of readily available medieval English devotional texts."William F. Hodapp. The Medieval Review.
"In all, the selections chosen for Cultures of Piety coalesce into a provocative overview of popular piety and will serve as a useful complement to traditional readings in medieval literature, even as they provide a rich contribution to recent scholarship in late medieval devotional practices."Virginia Blanton-Whetsell, Marist College. Arthuriana. 10:3, 2000.
"The authors' rendering into modern English extends the liberal theme of accessibility which no doubt also motivated their medieval authors. . . The translations are fluent and readable, often attempting to represent distinguishing stylistic features of the originals."Cheryl Taylor, James Cook University. Perergon, 17.2