English Benedictine Nuns In Exile In The Seventeenth Century

Author: Laurence Lux-Sterritt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526110059
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This study of English Benedictine nuns is based upon a wide variety of original manuscripts, including chronicles, death notices, clerical instructions, texts of spiritual guidance, but also the nuns' own collections of notes.

Pulp Fictions Of Medieval England

Author: Nicola McDonald
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719063190
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Although Middle English popular romance is an audacious and compendious testimony to the English Middle Ages, it remains under-read and under-studied.

Saint Francis And The Sultan

Author: John V. Tolan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191608181
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Saint Francis and the Sultan takes a detailed look at these richly varied artistic responses to this brief but highly symbolic meeting.

The Story Of Music

Author: Howard Goodall
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480447625
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And along the way, Goodall gives listeners a crash course in how music works on a technical level. The story of music is the story of human ambition: the urge to invent, to connect, to rebel.

Freemasonry In The Ottoman Empire

Author: Dorothe Sommer
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1780763131
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But here, Dorothe Sommer explains how freemasonry in Greater Syria at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century actually developed a life of its own, promoting local and regional identities.

Chaplains In Early Modern England

Author: Hugh Adlington
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526110687
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This collection explores both the ambiguities and the opportunities involved in early modern chaplaincy, and also shows how appreciating this complex role can illuminate our understanding of early modern English religious, political and ...

Philip Larkin

Author: J. Booth
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230595820
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James Booth reads Philip Larkin's mature poetry in terms of his ambiguous self-image as lonely, anti-social outsider, plighted to his art, and as nine-to-five librarian, sharing the common plight of humanity.

Spiritual Rationality

Author: Stefan K. Stantchev
ISBN: 9780191773259
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Offers the first book-length study of the Roman Catholic church's practice of embargoing trade outside of Christendom in the period c. 1150 to c. 1550, particularly examining the influence of the papacy on the state.