9780708320341

Ancrene Wisse

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  • ISBN13:

    9780708320341

  • ISBN10:

    0708320341

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-06-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Wales Pr
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Summary

Cyfrol yn cynnig cyflwyniad i Ancrene Wisse, un o weithiau pwysicaf Saesneg y drydedd ganrif ar ddeg. Mae'n cynnig cyd-destynnu yn ymwneud ' defosiwn a chrefydd poblogaidd yr oesoedd canol, ac felly mae'r llyfr yn cynrychioli mwy na'i bwrpas gwreiddiol, sef arweiniad ar gyfer meudwyesau.

Author Biography

Cate Gunn is a tutor at the University of Essex and at the Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

Table of Contents

The religious context
The Fourth Lateran Councilp. 19
Eucharistic theologyp. 30
The female religious movement: anchorites and beguinesp. 36
Anchoritic spiritualityp. 50
Lay pietyp. 62
Pastoralia and vernacular pastoral literature
Pastoraliap. 91
The rhetoric of preachingp. 99
Beguine sermonsp. 110
Pastoral literaturep. 119
Ancrene Wisse: text and context
The rhetoric of Ancrene Wissep. 139
Structurep. 139
Exempla and similitudinesp. 151
Ancrene Wisse: asceticism and contemplationp. 159
Reading Ancrene Wisse as vernacular spiritualityp. 175
Bibliographyp. 211
Indexp. 235
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