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Anchoritic Spirituality
Language: en
Pages: 516
Authors: Anne Savage
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Paulist Press

Sometime in the first quarter of the 13th century a number of works were written for anchoresses, women who lived as religious recluses in cells adjoining churc
Gender and Holiness
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Sam Riches
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume examines gender-specific religious practices and contends that the pursuit of holiness can destabilize binary gender itself. Though saints may be cl
Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Dee Dyas
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: DS Brewer

"Essays suggesting new ways of studying the crucial but sometimes difficult range of medieval mystical material"--Provided by publisher.
Anchoritic Traditions of Medieval Europe
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Liz Herbert McAvoy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

An examination of the growth and different varieties of anchoritism throughout medieval Europe.
Reading Medieval Anchoritism
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Mari Hughes-Edwards
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-06 - Publisher: University of Wales Press

Medieval anchorites willingly embraced the most extreme form of solitude known to the medieval world, so they might forge a closer connection with God. Yet to b
Mysticism and Spirituality in Medieval England
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: William F. Pollard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

Essays on the ways in which the mystical writers of the fourteenth and fifteenth century responded to and influenced each other.
To One Shut in From One Shut Out: Anchoritic Rules in England From The Eleventh To The Fourteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 143
Authors: Seda Erkoç Yeni
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Sentez Yayıncılık

This study analyses anchoritic guides written in England from eleventh to fourteenth centuries to observe the changes in the attitudes of the authors towards th
Angels and Anchoritic Culture in Late Medieval England
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Joshua S. Easterling
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The monograph series Oxford Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture showcases the plurilingual and multicultural quality of medieval literature and actively
Margaret's Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 156
Authors: Michael E. Heyes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-18 - Publisher: Routledge

St. Margaret of Antioch was one of the most popular saints in medieval England and, throughout the Middle Ages, the various Lives of St. Margaret functioned as
Anchoritism in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Catherine Innes-Parker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-15 - Publisher: University of Wales Press

This volume explores medieval anchoritism (the life of a solitary religious recluse) from a variety of perspectives. The individual essays conceive anchoritism