The Resource English preaching in the late Middle Ages, H. Leith Spencer

English preaching in the late Middle Ages, H. Leith Spencer

Label
English preaching in the late Middle Ages
Title
English preaching in the late Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
H. Leith Spencer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
251/.00942/09023
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BV4208.G7
LC item number
S64 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
English preaching in the late Middle Ages, H. Leith Spencer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-521) and indexes
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Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Setting the Scene. i. Organization and Content of Sermons. ii. Preaching and Teaching. iii. Preachers and Teachers. iv. Audiences and Circumstances of Preaching -- 3. Ancient Customs and New Manners: Medieval Views of Preaching. i. Art and the 'Naked Truth': Similitudes and Exempla. ii. Literature and Pulpit. iii. Audiences' Opinions of Sermons. iv. Imitations of Sermons. v. 'English Latin' -- 4. Preaching the Gospel. i. Literacy and 'God's Word'. ii. Traditional Attitudes to Gospel Preaching. iii. Arundel's Provincial Constitutions. iv. The Preaching of the Gospel -- 5. The Preaching of Pastoralia. i. Lay Religious Education: Learning or Faith? ii. Initiatives by Authority. iii. Pastoralia and Sermons. iv. Adaptation of Pecham's Syllabus in Preaching. v. Sermons in Association with Other Instructional Texts. vi. Inclusion of Pastoralia in De Tempore Sermons -- 6. Sermon Form. i. The Controversy. ii. 'Ancient' and 'Modern'. iii. Ancient Form
  • iv. Modern Form. v. Three Modern Sermons. vi. The English Sermon Writers -- vii. Conclusions -- 7. The Evidence of the Manuscripts. i. Compilatio. ii. Independent Collections. iii. The Wycliffite Sermons and their Derivatives. iv. The Festial and Related Manuscripts -- v. Conclusions -- 8. The Sermons' Later History: A Postscript -- Appendix: Selected Sermon Summaries
Control code
000009656686
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 542 p.
Isbn
9780198112037
Lccn
92040141
Other physical details
ill.
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.b27859472
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27034364
  • oso0198112033

Library Locations

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