Academic journal article Medium Aevum

Medieval Sermons and Society: Cloister, City, University: Proceedings of International Symposia at Kalamazoo and New York

Academic journal article Medium Aevum

Medieval Sermons and Society: Cloister, City, University: Proceedings of International Symposia at Kalamazoo and New York

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Medieval Sermons and Society: Cloister, City, University: Proceedings of International Symposia at Kalamazoo and New York, ed. Jacqueline Hamesse, Beverly Mayne Kienzle, Debra L. Stoudt, and Anne T. Thayer, Federation Internationale des Instituts d'Etudes Medi&ales, Textes et etudes du moyen age 9 (Louvain-la-Neuve: Brepols, 1998). viii + 414 pp.; 7 plates. ISBN 021500902-9. Eur 49.00. This collection of twentyone conference papers is arranged in three sections corresponding to the three parts of the community spelled out in the book's title. `The cloister' contains studies by Z. Izydorczyk, L. T. Martin, J. R. Blaettler, A. T. Thayer, R. D. Hale, D. L. Stoudt, and A. Syring. They range from discussion of the Irish influence on continental texts, to the uniquely Iberian reception of the Book of Revelation, the Gospel of Nicodemus, Helinand of Froidmont, Meister Eckhart and Johannes Tauler, Henry Suso, and fifteenth-century preaching for an audience of south German nuns. The section on `The city' contains studies by P. B. Roberts, B. M. Kienzle, C. A. Muessig, C. Ho, L. Carruthers, J. W. Dahmus, P. J. Horner, and P. Howard. The discussions begin with a historical account of the development of urban preaching, and take in Helinand of Froidmont's suspicion of city life, preaching at Paul's Cross and Archbishop Arundel's anti-heretical legislation, Jacob's Well, Jacques de Vitry, and the use of John Cassian's fifth-century Collations by the fifteenth-century Dominican Johannes Nider. …

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