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The penitents' treasury : indulgences in Latin Christendom, 1175-1375 / Robert W. Shaffern.

Author/Creator:
Shaffern, Robert W., 1963-
Publication:
Scranton : University of Scranton Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 240 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Indulgences.
Penance.
Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Confession -- Catholic Church -- History.
Absolution -- Catholic Church.
Contents:
Indulgences and the persistent historiography of confessional polemics
A powerful historiographical construct
Indulgences in the historiography of the sixteenth century
Indulgences in the historiography of the nineteenth century
Old roads but new directions
Confessional paradigms and Vatican II
Beyond the historiography of confessional polemic
The emergence and variety of indulgences
The tradition of the penitential regime
The first indulgences
Indulgences and pious building
Indulgences, devotionalism, and catechesis
The treasury of merit
Sources of the image
Further refinements
Indulgences and contritionism
The authority of the church
The mid-thirteenth-century systematization
Indulgences, the saints, and devotionalism at the end of the high Middle Ages
The cancellation of "purgatories"
The piety of the saints and indulgences
Saintly visions and indulgences
Controversy and indulgences prior to the great western schism I
A pena et a culpa?
Indulgences for the dead
Controversy and indulgences prior to the great western schism II
The jurisdiction of bishops
The magnitude of indulgences
Overlapping jurisdictions?
The efficacy of indulgences and arithmetic piety
Conclusion: Unde indulgentiae?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-231) and index.
ISBN:
9781589661394 (hardcover)
1589661397 (hardcover)
9781589661363 (pbk.)
1589661362 (pbk.)
OCLC:
141853016