By Rachel Fulton,Bruce W. Holsinger
Essays function shut readings of either regularly occurring and lesser recognized fabrics, supplying provocative interpretations of John of Rupescissa's alchemy; the connection among the residing and the saintly useless in Bernard of Clairvaux's sermons; the nomenclature of heresy within the early 11th century; the apocalyptic visions of Robert of Uzès; Machiavelli's De principatibus; the function of "demotic religiosity" in fiscal improvement; and the visions of Elizabeth of Schönau. participants write as historians of faith, paintings, literature, tradition, and society, forthcoming their topics throughout the specific and the singular instead of during the thematic and the theoretical. fiddling with the wild chances of the historic fragments at their disposal, the students during this assortment enhance a brand new and interesting method of writing medieval history.
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