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A Cry for Mercy: Prayers from the Genesee

A Cry for Mercy

Prayers from the Genesee

A reissue of one of Henri Nouwen’s most powerful and most personal books: prayers that “reveal a...

Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Wandering, Begging Monks

Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was...

Monodies and On the Relics of Saints: The Autobiography and a Manifesto of a French Monk from theTime of the Crusades

Monodies and On the Relics of Saints

The Autobiography and a Manifesto of a French Monk from theTime of the Crusades

£17.54

The first Western autobiography since Augustine's Confessions , the Monodies is set against the...

The Heads of Religious Houses: England and Wales, I 940–1216

The Heads of Religious Houses (2nd ed.)

England and Wales, I 940–1216

A reissue, with substantial corrections, of a classic research tool in medieval religious history.

Nuns: A History of Convent Life 1450-1700

Nuns

A History of Convent Life 1450-1700

OUP Oxford (2007)
£19.79

The fascinating story of the women who have lived in religious communities, from the dawn of the...

Monastic Spaces and their Meanings: Thirteenth-century English Cistercian Monasteries

Monastic Spaces and their Meanings

Thirteenth-century English Cistercian Monasteries

£71.10

This monograph focuses on the abbeys of northern England during the period 1132-1400 (Fountains,...

The Musical World of a Medieval Monk: Adémar de Chabannes in Eleventh-century Aquitaine

The Musical World of a Medieval Monk

Adémar de Chabannes in Eleventh-century Aquitaine

A study of the musical activities of Adémar de Chabannes, the eleventh-century monk.

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900–1200

A study of religious silence and sign language in an early medieval abbey.

The Heads of Religious Houses: England and Wales, III. 1377–1540

The Heads of Religious Houses

England and Wales, III. 1377–1540

This final volume of the Heads of Religious Houses series takes the lists from 1377 to 1540.

Caesarius of Arles: The Making of a Christian Community in Late Antique Gaul

Caesarius of Arles

The Making of a Christian Community in Late Antique Gaul

A study of the Christianisation of southern France through the career and writings of Bishop...