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Bartered Bodies: Medieval Pilgrims And The Tissue Of Faith, George D. Greenia Mar 2019

Bartered Bodies: Medieval Pilgrims And The Tissue Of Faith, George D. Greenia

George Greenia

In ‘The Bartered Body,’ George Greenia disentangles the complex desires and experiences of religious travellers of the High Middle Ages who knew the spiritual usefulness of their vulnerable flesh. The bodily remains of the saints housed in pilgrim shrines were not just remnants of a redeemed past, but open portals for spiritual exchange with the living body of the visiting pilgrim.


Insular And Carolingian Hymns, Gavin Ferriby Dec 2018

Insular And Carolingian Hymns, Gavin Ferriby

Peter Gavin Ferriby

Historical background, identification of important sources, and theological perspectives on hymns originating ca. 500 to 900 C.E. in the northwestern islands and continent of Europe west of the Elbe River and north of the Alps and Pyrenees mountains.