Hugh of Amiens and the Twelfth-Century Renaissance

Hugh of Amiens and the Twelfth-Century Renaissance

by Ryan P. Freeburn


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409427346
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2011
Series: Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 25.00(d)

About the Author

Ryan P. Freeburn is Chairman of the Department of History at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy,Ontario, Canada. His research interests include the Twelfth-Century Renaissance, monasticism, and medieval Church reform movements.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Hugh of Amiens: cleric, monk and bishop; The Epistola Gravioni: the origin of the soul and the beginning of a career; The poems of Hugh of Amiens; The Dialogues and the early stages of systematic theology; Hugh of Amiens and the monastic life; Cluny, monk-priests and the Reprehensio; A saintly crusader and hermit: the Vita Sancti Adjutoris; 'In principio Deus creavit': In Hexaemeron and the tradition of hexaemeral commentary; Hugh of Amiens and the heretics: the polemics of Contra haereticos; Speculation, contemplation and a host of Septenaries: Super fide catholica et oratione dominica; De memoria: memory and unity in the face of schism; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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