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Indulgences in late medieval England

R. N. Swanson

Indulgences in late medieval England

passports to paradise?

by R. N. Swanson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indulgences -- England -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Great Britain -- Church history -- 1066-1485.,
  • England -- Religious life and customs.,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 1066-1485.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 524-567) and index.

    StatementR.N. Swanson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2281.3 .S93 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 579 p. :
    Number of Pages579
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18565988M
    ISBN 10052188120X
    ISBN 109780521881203
    LC Control Number2008295281


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Book Description Used to avoid the pains of Purgatory after death, indulgences have been a neglected aspect of late medieval English religion. Reassessing the evidence, this book shows that indulgences were popular and widely appreciated, and made a positive contribution to the religious, social and economic life of late medieval by: Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the journey through Purgatory to Heaven after death.

However, theologicalPrice: $   Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise. by R. Swanson () Paperback Bunko – January 1, Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press. 1Review. Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the journey through Purgatory to Heaven after death.

However, theological attacks during the Reformation and 3/5(1). bution. This book is the first study of indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England’s religious, social, and economic life between and the Reformation.

Swanson traces their importance to devotional life, their contribution to charitable and economic struc. This book examines indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social and economic life between and the Reformation.

Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise. By R. Swanson. New York: Cambridge University Press. xiv + pp. $ cloth. In England, many of us first meet pardoners and their wares via the English National Curriculum.

I was one of those reluctant teenagers, dreading having. Used to avoid the pains of Purgatory after death, indulgences have been a neglected aspect of late medieval English religion.

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Swanson. "The Reception and Criticism of Indulgences in the Late Medieval Czech Lands" published on 01 Jan by Brill. In his influential work, Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise, R.N. Swanson offered fresh arguments for the centrality and popularity of indulgences in the devotional landscape of medieval England, and thoroughly documented the doctrinal development and administrative.

Promissory Notes on the Treasury of Merits is a volume of 12 essays by a distinguished team of international scholars dealing with the place of indulgences in the religious life of Europe between roughly and the outbreak of the Reformation.

Robert Swanson, Indulgences in Late Medieval England. Aldrin, Viktor. ISSNVol.no 1 Article, book review (Refereed) Published Resource type Text Place, publisher, year, edition, pages Vol. no 1 Keywords [en] kyrkohistoria recension National Category Religious Studies Identifiers URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva.

This book examines indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social and economic life between and the Reformation.4/5(2). (Swedish) In: Kyrkohistorisk årsskrift, ISSNVol.no 1, p.

Article, book review (Refereed) Published Place, publisher, year, edition. Marshall, Peter () Review of Indulgences in late medieval England: passports to paradise?, by Swanson, R. American Historical Review, Vol (No.4).

ISSN Research output not available from this repository, contact author. Promissory Notes on the Treasury of Merits is a volume of 12 essays by a distinguished team of international scholars dealing with the place of indulgences in the religious life of 1/5(1).

An ‘indulgence’ was part of the medieval Christian church, and a significant trigger to the Protestant lly, by purchasing an indulgence, an individual could reduce the length and severity of punishment that heaven would require as payment for their sins, or so the church claimed.

This book is the first study of indulgences in late medieval England and it offers a re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social, and economic life between and the Reformation. Used to avoid the pains of Purgatory after death, indulgences have been a neglected aspect of late medieval English religion.

Reassessing the evidence, this book shows that indulgences were popular and widely appreciated, and made a positive contribution to the religious, social and economic life of late medieval England. Indeed, many Late Medieval indulgences were for terms well over a human lifetime, reflecting this belief.

For several centuries it was debated by theologians whether penance or purgatory was the currency of the indulgences granted, and the church did not settle the matter definitively, for example avoiding doing so at the Council of Trent.

[35]. Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the journey through Purgatory to Heaven after death. However, theological attacks during the Reformation and the subsequent Protestant rejection of indulgences have given them a poor reputation, compounding the effect of the fourteenth-century satires by Chaucer and Langland of the pardoners who.

Yet as R. Swanson demonstrates in this lengthy and impressively detailed study, indulgences were an extremely important part of late-medieval religion, central to the understanding of penance, charity, death, and commemoration. Derek G. Neal’s The Masculine Self in Late Medieval England takes its place among a number of recent books—notably, Ruth Mazo Karras’s From Boys to Men: Formations of Masculinity in Late.

Beyond Indulgences. Luther’s Reform of Late Medieval Piety, – Anna Marie Johnson “For Lutheran pastors and laypeople, grasping Luther’s pastoral concerns in his early years is vital for understanding the nature of his reform and the resulting Lutheran confession of the gospel, and thus of Lutheran identity and practice today.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Medieval theology of indulgences / Robert W. Shaffern --Confraternities and indulgences in Italy in the later Middle Ages / Giovanna Casagrande --Indulgences in the Low Countries, c.

/ Charles M.A. Caspers --Reception and criticism of indulgences in the late medieval. Indulgence, a distinctive feature of the penitential system of both the Western medieval and the Roman Catholic Church that granted full or partial remission of the punishment of sin.

Read More on This Topic Martin Luther: Indulgences and salvation. Swanson, Indulgences in Late Medieval England (Just to be clear, Sumption is actually referring here to a Wycliffite text, not to one by Wyclif himself.

Statements by Wyclif might be found in the Dialogus, cap. 24; or the Trialogus,both of which are attached to the Bibliography of Primary Sources). Several recent books study medieval.

By the late Middle Ages, the practice of granting indulgences was associated with the interim state between death and the afterlife known as Purgatory. Indulgences were a way to pay for sins committed after being absolved, which. R.N. SWANSON is Professor of Medieval Ecclesiastical History at the University of Birmingham.

His previous publications include Church and Society in Late Medieval England (); Religion and Devotion in Europe, cc (); The Twelfth Century Renaissance (); and Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise.

Praying for Pardon: Devotional Indulgences in Late Medieval England, Robert N. Swanson; Pardons and Pilgrims, Diana Webb; Indulgences for Crusading,Norman Housley; The Indulgence as a Media Event: Developments in Communication through Broadsides in the Fifteenth Century, Falk Eisermann.

This book is the first study of indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social, and economic life between and the Reformation.

Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise. Cambridge UP, –, Editor. Promissory Notes on the Treasury of Merits: Indulgences in Late Medieval Europe. Brill, Many Galician publications including newspapers and ecclesiastical documents may be accessed at the autonomous region’s website Galiciana.

Late medieval popes expanded the availability of plenary indulgences to all penitents in the fourteenth century. Boniface VIII introduced the jubilee indulgence associated with a pilgrimage to Rome in Additionally, the bishops and popes continued to offer indulgences for deathbed confessions and other religious acts of devotion.

Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise. Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the. R. Swanson, "Contributions from Parishes in the Archdeaconry of Norfolk to the Shrine of St.

Thomas Cantilupe at Hereford, ca. ," Mediaeval Studies 62 (): ; R. Swanson, "Letters of Confraternity and Indulgence in Late Medieval England. These four central chapters are preceded by two preparatory chapters, one on Luther’s vocation as a pastor in the context of late medieval, pastoral theology and piety, and a second on Luther’s early academic lectures and his initial criticisms of scholastic theology and church practices—the latter culminating in his Treatise on.

Reviews the book 'The Holy Land, Holy Lands and Christian History,' edited by R.N. Swanson. Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise.

// Contemporary Review;Autumn, Vol. Issuep This article reviews the book "Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise?" by R.N. Swanson. Book review: Date: Dec 1, Words: Previous Article: Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany.

Next Article: Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise. Topics. (editor) Promissory Notes on the Treasury of Merits: Indulgences in Late Medieval Europe () The Twelfth Century Renaissance () Religion and Devotion in Europe, cc () (editor) Catholic England: Religion, Faith, and Observance before the Reformation () Church and Society in Late Medieval England ().

Other recent work includes essays on commentary and gloss, and on Aristotle's Rhetoric in medieval England.

My current project is a book on emotion and the history of rhetoric. I am also interested in representations of the intellectual in pre-modern Europe, from late antique rhetorical culture to late medieval university cultures and heretical. Indulgences and the Spiritual Economy in Late Medieval Spain" (pp.

); Alastair Minnis, "The Construction of Chaucer's Pardoner" (pp. ); Anne Hudson, "Dangerous Fictions: Indulgences in the Thought of Wyclif and His Followers" (pp.

); R. N. Swanson, "Praying for Pardon: Devotional Indulgences in Late Medieval England" (pp. Medicine and Society in Later Medieval England: Carole Medicine & Society in Later Medieval England. From a social context and using contemporary sources, this text explains how the medical profession (physicians, surgeons and apothecaries) developed and functioned in late medieval England.

Medicine & Society in Later Medieval England by.This book examines those recent developments in archaeology and assesses their bearing on the study of medieval English and Welsh history.

Taking a series of important themes such as government, religion and the countryside, the book offers a chronological approach from the coming of the Vikings, AD, to the Reformation in