Creating Clare of Assisi

Female Franciscan Identities in Later Medieval Italy

Lezlie S. Knox

Status: 
€103,00
$137.00
ISBN13: 
9789004166516
E-ISBN: 
9789047443063
Publication Date: 
August 2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 228 pp.
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ISSN: 
1572-6991
Volume: 
5

Edited by Bradley R. Franco, University of Portland and Beth A. Mulvaney, Meredith College

In The World of St. Francis of Assisi, thirteen scholars from diverse academic disciplines offer accounts of the way in which St. Francis shaped the world in which he lived and trace the saint’s legacy in the intervening seven centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270985
Expected: 
March 2015

Bert Roest, Radboud University Nijmegen and University of Toronto

In this volume, Bert Roest discusses many issues pertaining to the organization of learning in the Franciscan order, and the ways in which this order engaged in pastoral and missionary activities in confrontation with the rise of Protestantism.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280618
Publication date: 
October 2014

Peter V. Loewen, Rice University

Music in Early Franciscan Thought is an interdisciplinary study exploring the broad relevance of music in Franciscan hagiography, art, theology, philosophy, and preaching between 1210 and 1300—a period covering their rapid ascendancy in medieval society as an Order of clerics.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248175
Publication date: 
May 2013

Bert Roest, Radboud University Nijmegen

In Order and Disorder: The Poor Clares between Foundation and Reform, Bert Roest provides an up-to-date and comprehensive history of the Poor Clares from their early beginnings until the sixteenth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243637
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Timothy J. Johnson

Francis of Assisi, whose Gospel performance captured the imagination of his day, fostered a movement which was fascinated by the transformative power of the embodied Word. Franciscans and Preaching offers the first extensive English language study of medieval Franciscan preaching.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231290
Publication date: 
December 2012

Edited by Michael F. Cusato and Guy Geltner

The essays in this volume present a fresh approach to the different and shifting ways that the Franciscan Order and its apostlolic activities were perceived - positively and negatively - by men and women in Europe in the late Middle Ages and Early Modern Period.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176300
Publication date: 
June 2009

Edited by Timothy J. Johnson

Surveying the broad panorama of medieval Franciscans at prayer, this book offers a nuanced perspective on Franciscan beliefs and spiritual practices that underscores the depth and breath of their mutual passion for the divine and the world they shared.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156999
Publication date: 
April 2007

Edited by Santa Casciani

The essays in this volume address the interrelationship between Dante and the Franciscan intellectual tradition and demonstrate how all disciplines can come together to shed light on how the Franciscan intellectual component informs so much of Dante’s writing and how in turn Franciscan...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004154957
Publication date: 
December 2006

Edited by Steven J. McMichael and Susan E. Myers

This volume deals with the friars in their writing and preaching about Jews and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, especially in such areas as theology, biblical exegesis, apocalyptic thought, preaching, economics and art. With contributions by E. Randolph Daniel, David Burr, William...
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004113985
Publication date: 
July 2004

Edited by William R. Cook

This volume includes a collection of essays of scholars from several disciplines and focuses on the art produced for the Franciscans in Italy from the 13th to the 15th century. They contain a wide range of subject matter (fresco, panel, stained glass window) and a variety of approaches.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131675
Publication date: 
August 2005