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  • Arabic Christianity in the Monasteries of Ninth-Century Palestine

    1st Edition

    By Sidney H. Griffith

    The history of Christian literature took a new turn in the 8th century when monks in the monasteries of Palestine began to write theology and saints’ lives in Arabic; they also instituted a veritable programme for translating the Bible and other Christian texts from Greek (and Syriac) into the…

    Hardback – 1992-08-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Medieval Councils, Decretals and Collections of Canon Law

    2nd Edition

    By Stephan Kuttner

    First published in 1980, but then out of print for several years, this collection, together with The History of Ideas and Doctrines of Canon Law in the Middle Ages, presents a series of fundamental articles by the acknowledged master of medieval canon law studies. For this second edition they have…

    Hardback – 1992-03-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Signs and Wonders

    Saints, Miracles and Prayer from the 4th Century to the 14th, 1st Edition

    By Benedicta Ward

    This book is concerned with the concepts of Christian holiness and spirituality, from Late Antiquity through to the Middle Ages. The first group of articles focuses on the Desert Fathers, the following ones examine key figures in the monastic history of the medieval West, dealing above all with…

    Hardback – 1992-02-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Religion, Law and Learning in Classical Islam

    1st Edition

    By George Makdisi

    This second selection of articles by George Makdisi concentrates on the schools of religious thought and legal learning in the medieval Islamic world and their defence of ’orthodoxy’. The author aims to review and re-assess the implications of the conflict between, first, the ’rationalist’ and the…

    Hardback – 1991-10-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Crusades, Holy War and Canon Law

    1st Edition

    By James A. Brundage

    This volume is concerned, above all, with the legal background and the juristic issues behind the ideology and practice of the medieval Crusades. This is an area that the author was the first to investigate systematically, and there are two particular reasons for his approach: one, the conviction…

    Hardback – 1991-07-12
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in the History of Medieval Canon Law

    1st Edition

    By Stephan Kuttner

    This fourth selection of articles by Professor Kuttner complements the volumes previously published by Variorum. Its subject is the history of the Church law of the Middle Ages, and the manner in which it has been studied. One group of articles is particularly concerned with the broader…

    Hardback – 1991-03-21
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Un temps, une ville, une Réforme

    La Réformation à Strasbourg, 1st Edition

    By Marc Lienhard

    Professor Lienhard deals here primarily with the first half of the 16th century, a momentous period which saw the rise and first triumphs of evangelical Christianity. His focus is upon the town of Strasbourg, one of the places where the Reformation first left its mark, and the articles combine to…

    Hardback – 1990-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Sur Gratien et les Décrétales

    1st Edition

    By Adam Vetulani, Waclaw Uruszczak

    The publication of the Decretum of Gratian marked a fundamental step in the development of Church law: by collecting, classifying and systematising what had gone before, Gratian established a structure that led directly to the Code which rules the life of the Catholic Church today. Adam Vetulani…

    Hardback – 1990-03-29
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Papacy, Councils and Canon Law in the 11th–12th Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Robert Somerville

    Professor Somerville deals here with the history of Latin Christianity at a crucial time - the century of the Gregorian reform movement and of the Investiture conflict between the papacy and the empire. The articles are concerned with the policies of the popes, as expressed in their letters and the…

    Hardback – 1990-03-29
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Saint Bonaventure

    Études sur les Sources de sa Pensée, 1st Edition

    By Jacques Guy Bougerol

    In the history of Christian thought, St Bonaventure stands out as the pre-eminent Franciscan philosopher of the 13th century and as a key figure in the development of the spiritual theology of the Church. The four studies which constitute this volume present detailed investigations into some of the…

    Hardback – 1989-09-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Through Language to Reality

    Studies on Medieval Semantics and Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By L. M. de Rijk, E. P. Bos

    Professor de Rijk’s interest here is in the views on reality put forward by the medieval thinkers from Boethius to William of Ockham, but especially in the 12th-14th centuries, the period from Abelard onwards.Theology was naturally a key influence, but sematic theories - the philosophical theories…

    Hardback – 1989-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Latin Learning in Medieval Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Mario Esposito, Michael Lapidge

    The field of Hiberno-Latin literature, a term coined to describe the Latin literature written in Ireland, or by Irishmen abroad, between 400 and 1500, was first defined by the late Mario Esposito. His work, too, revealed its vast extent and range, so enabling a significantly better understanding of…

    Hardback – 1988-06-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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