Item description for Christian Spirituality: High Middle Ages and Reformation (World Spirituality) (Vol 17) by Jill Raitt, John Meyendorff & Bernard McGinn...
Overview This volume of the World Spirituality series-a broad-ranging, illustrated, and scholarly treatment of core topics in Christian spirituality-focuses on the Reformation and pre-Reformation periods.
Publishers Description From the World Spirituality series, this is a broad-ranging, illustrated, scholarly treatment of core topics in Christian spirituality, focused on the Reformation and pre-Reformation periods.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6" Height: 1.34" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1989
Publisher Herder & Herder
Series World Spirituality
ISBN 0824509676 ISBN13 9780824509675
Availability 0 units.
More About Jill Raitt, John Meyendorff & Bernard McGinn
Jill Raitt has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Missouri, Columbia University of Missouri-Columbia Unive.
Reviews - What do customers think about Christian Spirituality: High Middle Ages and Reformation (World Spirituality) (Vol 17)?
One of the best sourcebooks on the market Jul 24, 2001
I am in seminary and have now used both vols. 1 and 2 of Raitt's work. I have also used a fair number of other texts to get history/theology/spirituality information for classwork and papers. These are among the best sources you can pick up on the subject. Each is a compendium of (believe it or not) good articles on topics covering the range of issues that has shaped Christianity from early times to the present. It also wisely includes considerable information about outside influences like paganism and Islam. The only possible negative comment I could make is that some articles have TOO much information at times. They are all written by respected scholars in the field, and some, while fascinating, run long. But, then again, if you "really need to know more" then this is a great place to start.