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Sisters and brothers of the common life the Devotio Moderna and the world of the later Middle Ages John Van Engen

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: The Middle Ages seriesPublisher: Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press [2008]Copyright date: © 2008Description: ix, 433 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten 23 cmContent type:
  • Text
Media type:
  • ohne Hilfsmittel zu benutzen
Carrier type:
  • Band
  • 0812241193
  • 9780812241198
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 274/.05 22
LOC classification:
  • BV4405
Other classification:
  • 1
  • BM 5030
  • BO 4980
  • BO 5090
  • NM 7260
  • NV 5280
  • 11.52
  • 15.33
Other related works: Rezensiert in Williams, Rowan, 1950 - Sisters and brothers of the common life. The devotio moderna and the world of the later Middle Ages. By John van Engen. (The Middle Ages.) Pp. xi+433 incl. 19 ills. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. £39 (59.95). 978 0 8122 4119 8
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Introduction: The Devotio Moderna and modern history -- Converts in the Middle ages -- Conversion as a medieval form of life -- Converts in the Low Countries -- Circles of converts at Strassburg and Brussels -- Converts under suspicion : legislating against Beguines and free spirits -- Modern-day converts in the Low Countries -- The Low Countries -- Households of devout women -- Societies of devout men -- Modern-day conversion -- Suspicion and inquisition -- Suspicion of devout practices -- Charge and counter-charge in the mid-1390s -- Sisters under inquisition, 1396-1397 : Friar Eylard Schoneveld intervenes -- Resisting the inquisitor : legal tactics -- Awaiting the Bishop's decision, 1398-1401 -- From converts to communites : tertiaries, sisters, brothers, schoolboys, canons -- Tertiaries "living the common life" -- Sisters of the common life -- Brothers of the common life -- Schoolboys -- Windesheim canons and canonesses -- An option for enclosure : male canons and female tertiaries -- Inventing a communal household : goods, customs, labor, and "republican" harmony -- Living together without personal property -- House customs and personal exercises -- Obedience and humility in a voluntary community -- Labor : living from the work of their own hands -- Communal gatherings and a "republican" impulse -- Defending the modern-day Devout : expansion under scrutiny -- Women's houses and converting schoolboys : Burgher critics at Zwolle -- Friar Matthew Grabow and the Council of Constance -- The sisters and the aldermen in conflict at Deventer : the women's narrative -- Institutionalizing under scrutiny -- Proposing a theological rationale : the freedom of the "Christian religion" -- Place in society : taking on the "estate of the perfect" -- John Pupper of Goch (d. 1475) -- Gospel law and the freedom of the Christian religion -- Taking the spiritual offensive : caring for the self, examining the soul, progressing in virtue -- Reading, writing, and the lay tongue -- Exhortation in public and correction in private -- Spiritual guidance and mutual reproof -- Modern-day devotion : examining the self, making progress, experiencing peace -- Private gatherings and self-made societies in the fifteenth century -- The question of an afterlife.

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