Item description for Three Studies in Medieval Religious and Social Thought: The Interpretation of Mary and Martha, the Ideal of the Imitation of Christ, the Orders of Society by Giles Constable...
These three studies concentrate on the changes in religious thought and institutions in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, and include not only monks and nuns but also less organized types of life such as hermits, recluses, crusaders, and penitents. "The Interpretation of Mary and Martha" deals primarily with the balance of action and contemplation in Christian life; "The Ideal of the Imitation of Christ" studies the growing emphasis on the human Christ, especially His body and wounds; and "The Orders of Society" looks at the conceptual divisions of society and the emergence of the modern idea of a middle class.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 6.01" Height: 0.86" Weight: 1.57 lbs.
Release Date May 27, 2006
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521638747 ISBN13 9780521638746
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More About Giles Constable
Giles Constable is Medieval History Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.
Giles Constable currently resides in the state of New Jersey. Giles Constable has an academic affiliation as follows - Institute for Advanced Study Princeton Institute, New Jersey Institute.
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