Church And Society In England 1000-1500

Macmillan International Higher Education
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This book offers a fresh interpretation of the relationship between the church, society and religion across five centuries of change. Andrew Brown examines how the teachings of an increasingly universal Church were applied at a local level and how social change shaped the religious practices of the laity. His approach encompasses the structures of corporate religion, the devotional practices surrounding cults and saints, the effects of literacy (not least on the development of heresy), and how gender, 'class' and political power affected and fragmented the expression of religion.
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About the author

ANDREW BROWN is Senior Lecturer in the School of History and Classics at the University of Edinburgh.
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Publisher
Macmillan International Higher Education
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Published on
Jul 8, 2003
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Pages
264
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ISBN
9781403937391
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Europe / Medieval
Religion / Christian Church / History
Religion / History
Social Science / Sociology of Religion
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