Elisabeth Von Thüringen Und Die Neue Frömmigkeit in Europa
Hotchin, Julie, The Catholic Historical Review
Elisabeth von Thüringen und die neue Frömmigkeit in Europa. Edited by Christa Bertelsmeier-Kierst. [Kulturgeschichtliche Beiträge zum Mittelalter und der frühen Neuzeit, Band 1 .] (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2008. Pp. ix, 349. $81.95. ISBN 978-3-631-56992-4.)
The sixteen essays in this collection originated in a 2007 conference held in Marburg to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the birth of St. Elisabeth of Thuringia (1207-31). The conference aimed to examine Elisabeth's caritative activity in the context of the "new piety" that emerged around the turn of the thirteenth century. This religious sensibility was associated with radical notions of poverty, renunciation, and …
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Publication information: Article title: Elisabeth Von Thüringen Und Die Neue Frömmigkeit in Europa. Contributors: Hotchin, Julie - Author. Journal title: The Catholic Historical Review. Volume: 97. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2011. Page number: 129+. © 2003 The Catholic University of America Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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