Franklin

The sacred and the sinister : studies in medieval religion and magic / edited by David J. Collins, S.J.

Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
292 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
Good and evil -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Church history -- 600-1500.
Magic -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Good and evil.
Magic.
Europe.
Form/Genre:
Church history.
History.
Summary:
"A collection of essays focusing on the relationship between concepts of the holy and the unholy in western European medieval culture. Demonstrates how religion, magic, and science were all modes of engagement with a natural world that was understood to be divinely created and infused with mysterious power"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction : flirting between heaven and hell / David J. Collins
Extreme sanctity at the turn of the thirteenth century : the metamorphosis of body and community in the vitae of Christina Mirabilis and Francis of Assissi / Claire Fanger
The sources and significance of Stefania's New statement on Margherita Colonna's Perfection of the virtues / Sean L. Field
Materializing conflict : how parish communities remember their medieval pasts / Kristi Woodward Bain
Rape and rapture : violence, ambiguity, and raptus in medieval thought / Elizabeth Casteen
Syneisaktism : sacred partnership and sinister scandal / Maeve B. Callan
Was magic a religious movement? / Michael D. Bailey
The jurisdiction of medieval inquisitors over Jews and Muslims : Nicholas Eymeric's Contra infideles demones invocantes / Katelyn Mesler
Magicking madness : secret workings and public narratives of disordered minds in late medieval Germany / Anne M. Koenig
A late medieval demonic invasion of the heavens / Sophie Page
Scholastics, stars, and magi : Albert the Great on Matthew 2 / David J. Collins.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-281) and index.
Contributor:
Collins, David J., 1965- editor.
ISBN:
9780271082400
0271082402
OCLC:
1049277841