By Rachel Fulton,Bruce W. Holsinger
Essays characteristic shut readings of either commonplace and lesser recognized fabrics, providing provocative interpretations of John of Rupescissa's alchemy; the connection among the dwelling and the saintly lifeless in Bernard of Clairvaux's sermons; the nomenclature of heresy within the early 11th century; the apocalyptic visions of Robert of Uzès; Machiavelli's De principatibus; the function of "demotic religiosity" in monetary improvement; and the visions of Elizabeth of Schönau. participants write as historians of faith, artwork, literature, tradition, and society, forthcoming their matters in the course of the specific and the singular instead of in the course of the thematic and the theoretical. fiddling with the wild chances of the historic fragments at their disposal, the students during this assortment increase a brand new and interesting method of writing medieval history.
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