The Reform of the Frankish Church: Chrodegang of Metz and the Regula Canonicorum in the Eighth Century
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BeschreibungExplores the career and reforming programme of Chrodegang (c. 712 766), bishop of Metz.
InhaltsverzeichnisList of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Chrodegang in the Frankish church; 2. The Regula canonicorum; 3. Chrodegang and the Rule of St. Benedict; 4. Roman and Gallic sources for the Regula canonicorum; 5. Individual, community and ritual in the Regula canonicorum; 6. Hagiopolis; Bibliography; Index; Index of manuscripts; Index locorum.
PortraitM. A. Claussen is Associate Professor at the University of San Francisco and the author of articles on Church History.
Pressestimmen'This book bristles with new insights on an important figure, Chrodegang, and on an important topic, building religious community in the early medieval West. Its evocative turns of phrase and its judicious and helpful use of anthropological and narrative theory on almost every page make it a delight to read. Most of all, it's a very good history.' The Medieval Review
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2008
Seitenanzahl: 364 Seiten