The Resource Vernacular theology : Dominican sermons and audience in late medieval Italy, [edited by] Eliana Corbari

Vernacular theology : Dominican sermons and audience in late medieval Italy, [edited by] Eliana Corbari

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Vernacular theology : Dominican sermons and audience in late medieval Italy
Title
Vernacular theology
Title remainder
Dominican sermons and audience in late medieval Italy
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Eliana Corbari
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the audiences and languages of Dominican sermons in late medieval Italy. It is a thorough analysis of how Latinate theological culture interacted with popular religious devotion. In particular it assesses the role of vernacular theology. Eliana Corbari defines vernacular theology as a form of theology that is based neither on a Latin scholastic model nor a monastic one. It is a "third dimension" of theology which was accessible to the laity, and in particular women, through their attendance at sermons and the reading of vernacular devotional works (in this case, medieval Ita
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
251.00945/0902
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BV4208 .I8 V47 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Trends in medieval philology
Series volume
v. 22
Label
Vernacular theology : Dominican sermons and audience in late medieval Italy, [edited by] Eliana Corbari
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-243) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Why is sermon literature an important source?; What is the relevance of Lent?; What are the implications of vernacular sermons?; Hermeneutical keys: Quis, quid, ubi, per quos, quotiens, cur, quomodo, quando?; Chapter One: Quid and quis; Quid -- what have you done?; Sermones quadragesimales; Quaresimale fiorentino; Lo specchio della vera penitenza; Quis -- who are you?; Jacopo da Varazze; Giordano da Pisa; Jacopo Passavanti; Conclusion; Chapter Two: Reception and dissemination of Dominican sermons in late medieval Florence; Sermons as literature
  • Appendix D: Quantitative analysis of manuscripts examined in Chapter TwoBibliography; Index
  • ConclusionChapter Four: Villana de' Botti; Latin vita and vernacular theology; One among many; A Dominican laywoman; A married penitent; The vita of Villana; An active, visible, and vocal audience; A learned Dominican penitent; Villana's memory; The memorial of women; The memorial of lay societies; The memories for the friars; Conclusion; Conclusions; Appendices; Appendix A: Comparative index of thema of Lenten sermons; Appendix B: Translations; Appendix C: Bibliographical abbreviations for Chapter Two, description of manuscripts
  • Literary audience of vernacular Dominican sermonsWomen learning and teaching; Vernacular theology; Reading habits in Florence; Description of manuscripts; Case studies; Firenze, Biblioteca Riccardiana, Ms. 1277; Firenze, Biblioteca Riccardiana, Ms. 1338; Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Ms. II. IV. 167; Overview; Chapter Three: Dominican reading, seeing, and believing; Divine science; Double divine science; Learning vernacular theology; Women protagonists; Mary Magdalen; Martha and Martilla; Visible women; Women in the Dominican chapter house; Women in the public square; Exemplary women
Control code
ocn829462135
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110240337
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829462135
  • pebcs3110240327

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