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Monks and love in twelfth-century France

Jean Leclercq

Monks and love in twelfth-century France

psycho-historical essays

by Jean Leclercq

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500,
    • Monasticism and religious orders -- France -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500,
    • Courtly love,
    • France -- Church history -- 987-1515

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJean Leclercq.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV4639 .L384
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 146 p. ;
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4739546M
      ISBN 100198225466
      LC Control Number78040484

        "Barbara Newman's Making Love in the Twelfth Century makes a love affair in progress visible to the reader and shows the 'making'—that is, composing—of love within a discursive tradition."—C. Stephen Jaeger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "This rich contribution to ongoing debate about the 'Letters of Two Lovers' is essential reading for scholars interested not only Missing: France. 12th-century France witnessed the widespread growth of Catharism, a dualistic belief in extreme asceticism which taught that all matter was evil, accepted suicide and denied the value of Church sacraments. Rise of universities. Modern western universities have their origins directly in .

        Copied in the 15th century by a monk named Johannes de Vespria, discovered in by Constant J. Mews and finally published as "The Lost Love Letters of .   Aelred's experiences and activities are placed firmly in context of what life was like in the twelfth century. The book is well researched and informative yet also enjoyable and a pleasure to read. For anyone interested in Aelred, the Cistercians, early medieval England or life in the twelfth century, this is book is essential s: 4.

      This book offers the first comprehensive history of the Order of Tiron. As a unique survey of the Tironensian experience it sheds new light on traditional assumptions of twelfth-century monastic history. Previous sketches have been shaped by the life of the founder, the Vita Bernardi, which Missing: France.   The Monks of Tibhirine is a well- researched, thoroughly engaging story of the Christian presence in Algeria today. This is an important book for the informed reader and for specialists interested in Islam, its relation to Christianity, and in the delicate dance of politics and religion in Muslim societies.”Reviews:


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Monks and Love in Twelfth-century France: Psycho-Historical Essays Hardcover – J byCited by: 6. France in the twelfth century was a bustling country of expanding economic and social horizons, with a thirst for knowledge that stimulated far-ranging intellectual inquiry.

The great classical writers, the Greek and Roman Fathers of the early Church, the Old and New Testaments: such were the sources upon which French scholars by: The definitions of love given by the monks and scholars, the courtly poets and bawdy ballad-writers of medieval France form the substance of this graceful and perceptive book, through a wealth of original sources and scholarly literature.

"This book is a new attempt to study the connections between medieval secular love literature and monastic doctrine on divine love. The enquiry proceeds from the fact that, in the twelfth century, religious houses were no longer recruiting among children, but among young adults, mostly noble.

whose experience was mainly of court and castle life, the warlike activities of chivalry, and courtly literature. Love in twelfth-century France. [John C Moore] -- The definitions of love given by the monks and scholars, the courtly poets and bawdy ballad-writers of medieval France form the substance of this graceful and perceptive book, through a wealth of.

France in the twelfth century was a bustling country of expanding economic and social horizons, with a thirst for knowledge that stimulated far-ranging intellectual inquiry. The great classical writers, the Greek and Roman Fathers of the early Church, the Old and New Testaments: such were the sources upon which French scholars drew.

This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter. An Anniversary Collection volume "Gives us a view of the pulsating life of twelfth-century France by a perceptive study of one of the topics that absorbed the most energy of that age, and of our own—love."—Cistercian Studies.

Monks and Love in Twelfth-century France: Psycho-Historical Essays的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. "Originated in a series of lectures given at Oxford University in the spring of and it is the natural continuation of a first series of lectures delivered in and now published under the title, Monks and love in twelfth-century France []"--Introduction.

Description: viii, pages ; 22 cm: Responsibility: Jean Leclercq. Heloise, the twelfth-century French abbess and reformer, emerges from this book as one of history’s most extraordinary women, a thinker-writer of profound insight and skill. Her learned mind attracted the most radical philosopher of her time, Peter Abelard.

He. Love in twelfth-century France. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Moore, John C. (John Clare), Love in twelfth-century France. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John C Moore.

Book Description: "Great is the force of love, wondrous is its strength. Many are the degrees of love and who can worthily distinguish among them?" cried the twelfth-century cleric, Richard of St.

Victor. What relationships, human and divine, are appropriate to this protean creature, man with his great gifts and imperative appetites. 17 Leclercq, Jean, Monks and Love in Twelfth-Century France (Oxford ) pp. 8 – 18 I am grateful to Peter Brown for a conversation on monasticism in Late Antiquity, where he emphasized a link between kinship and friendship.

Bonding provides insights also into the medieval experience. Monks and Love in Twelfth-Century France: Psycho-Historical Essays. Monks and hermits are frequently mentioned in courtly romances.

It is an unresolved problem whether these are real men or the product of literary imagination. The monks and hermits of love literature do evolve over time: whereas in the twelfth century they are predominantly monastic figures, later they are laymen.

Monks and Love in Twelfth-Century France: Psycho-Historical Essays avg rating — 2 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5(60).

Making Love in the Twelfth Century presents a new literary translation of the collection, along with a full commentary and two extended essays that parse its literary and intellectual contexts and chart the course of the doomed affair. Twelfth-century monastic society accepted a kind of relationship, a kind of love, that does not fit with twentieth-century distinctions.

3 The twentieth-century idea of friendship is based on companionship, affection, similarity of interests, but does not include physical attraction.

The Medieval Church book. A Brief History. By Joseph Lynch. chapter 22 Pages. Monastic life in the twelfth century. InPope Urban II, a former grand prior at the Abbey of Cluny, returned to that monastery to consecrate the main altar of the new church being built there, the largest church in Christendom.

greater economic Missing: France. Few books have had the social, cultural, and scholarly impact of John Boswell's Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality. Arguing that neither the Bible nor the Christian tradition was nearly as hostile to homoeroticism as was generally thought, its initial publication sent shock waves through university classrooms, gay communities, and religious congregations.

Emile M'le. Religious Art in France. The Twelfth Century: A Study of the Origins of Medieval Iconography, New Edition by Harry Boder; English Translation From the French by M.

Matthews, in Bollingen Series Xc: I. Pp. Xxxi + ; Illustrations. £ [REVIEW] Joan Hazelden Walker - - Religious Studies 16 (3)Peter Abelard (/ ˈ æ b. ə. l ɑːr d /; Latin: Petrus Abaelardus or Abailardus; French: Pierre Abélard, pronounced [ːʁ]; c.

– 21 April ) was a medieval French scholastic philosopher, theologian, and preeminent logician. His love for, and affair with, Héloïse d'Argenteuil has become legendary.

The Chambers Biographical Dictionary describes him as "the keenest thinker.Feminine Love in the Twelfth Century - A Case Study 53 Hildegard declared that ‘I become inflamed with the love of God in such longing that I can never have too much of it’.

14 She advanced her position on this more explicitly in a letter on love for God to Wibert and the monks at Villers.

15 She wrote ‘love is an unquenchable fire. It is.