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Faith, Ethics and Church: Writing in England, 1360-1409 (Hardback)
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Faith, Ethics and Church: Writing in England, 1360-1409 (Hardback)

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Hardback 166 Pages / Published: 13/07/2000
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The relationship between versions of the late medieval Church, faith, ethics and the lay powers, as explored in a range of late fourteenth- and early fifteenth-century texts written in England, is the subject of this book. It argues that they disclose strikingly diverse models of Christian discipleship, and examines the sources and consequences of such differences. Issues investigated include whether the Church could shape modern communities and individual identities, and how it could combine its status as a major landlord and trader without being assimilated by the various networks of earthly power and profit. The book begins with Chaucer's treatment of received versions of faith, ethics and the Church, and moves via St Thomas, Ockham, Nicholas Love, Gower, the Gawain-poet and Langland (who pursues the issues with particular intensity and focus) to Wyclif's construal of Christian discipleship in relation to his projected reform of the Church. Interdisciplinary in approach, the book will be of interest to all those studying late medieval Christianity and literature. DAVID AERS is James B. Duke Professor of English and Professor of Historical Theology at Duke University.

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9780859915618
Number of pages: 166
Weight: 666 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm

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