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Pilgrimage

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By reaching beyond the Reformation to explore the transformation of the idea of the pilgrim in Protestant spirituality, this book confronts the religious experience of the English laity over half a millennium. The attractions for pilgrims of journeys to Jerusalem and to Canterbury and other English religious shrines are considered, while the political aspects of pilgrimage are discussed in relation to the architectural, documentary and pictorial evidence for the expression of lay piety in late medieval England. The cult of St Thomas of Canterbury is studied in particular detail, up to the suppression and in the revival of the cult in the sixteenth century.

Item details

Author(s):
Morris, Colin & Roberts, Peter
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521808111
ISBN-13:
9780521808118
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Pilgrimage

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By reaching beyond the Reformation to explore the transformation of the idea of the pilgrim in Protestant spirituality, this book confronts the religious experience of the English laity over half a millennium. The attractions for pilgrims of journeys to Jerusalem and to Canterbury and other English religious shrines are considered, while the political aspects of pilgrimage are discussed in relation to the architectural, documentary and pictorial evidence for the expression of lay piety in late medieval England. The cult of St Thomas of Canterbury is studied in particular detail, up to the suppression and in the revival of the cult in the sixteenth century.

Author(s):
Morris, Colin & Roberts, Peter
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521808111
ISBN-13:
9780521808118
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Pilgrimage

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