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Medieval Handbooks of Penance: A Translation of the Principal <i>Libri Poenitentiales</i>

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Publisher Comments:

Guidelines for medieval clerics on how to assign appropriate penances for particular sins, in readable translations with detailed introductions.

Review:

"Crucial evidence for the nature of the early medieval church... The readable translations and detailed introductions provided here for each document make the material easily accessible." Caroline Walker Bynum, Columbia University

Synopsis:

-- Caroline Walker Bynum, Columbia University

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-454) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231096294
With:
Gamer, Helena M.
Author:
Garner, Helena M.
Translator:
McNeill, John
Author:
McNeill, John T.
Author:
Gamer, Helena M.
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Church Institutions & Organizations
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Penance
Subject:
Penitentials
Subject:
Penance -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Sources.
Subject:
Institutions & Organizations
Subject:
Penitentials -- History -- Sources.
Subject:
Penance -- History of doctrines.
Subject:
Christianity - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Records of Western Civilization (Paperback)
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
19901131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
476
Dimensions:
8.94x5.90x1.24 in. 1.45 lbs.

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Medieval Handbooks of Penance: A Translation of the Principal Libri Poenitentiales
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Product details 476 pages Columbia University Press - English 9780231096294 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Crucial evidence for the nature of the early medieval church... The readable translations and detailed introductions provided here for each document make the material easily accessible."
"Synopsis" by , -- Caroline Walker Bynum, Columbia University
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