Medieval handbooks of penance

a translation of the principal libri poenitentiales and selections from related documents by John Thomas McNeill

Publisher: Columbia University Press in New York

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Statementby John T. McNeill and Helena M. Gamer.
SeriesRecords of civilization: sources and studies,, no. 29
ContributionsGamer, Helena Margaret, 1900- joint tr.
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LC ClassificationsBX2260 .M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 476, [2] p.
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6378471M
LC Control Number38032774
OCLC/WorldCa1437015

RECORDS OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION The Art of Courtly Love, by Andreas Capellanus. Translated with an introduction and notes by John Jay Parry The Correspondence of .   The penitentials have also been central to a powerful narrative about the history of penance and confession, because they were considered to be handbooks used by priests hearing confessions, that is, the precursors of the later medieval 'summae confessorum'. 4 Their chronological position between the practices of penance in the centuries of Author: Abigail Firey. McNeill, John T., and Helena M. Gamer, Medieval handbooks of penance; a translation of the principal libri poenitentiales and selections from related documents, Records of Civilization: Sources and Stud New York: Columbia University Press, Book/Monograph. Manuscripts. Of the remaining manuscript versions, notable are Codex Vat. Pal. Lat. , written in the ninth century in Irish-influenced Lorsch Abbey (in modern-day Germany), and Codex Vat. Although Codex Vat. Pal. Lat. was written in Lorsch, J. Zettinger believed that the book was compiled about the middle of the seventh century in either Scotland or Ireland.

  Penance has traditionally been viewed exclusively as the domain of church history but penance and confession also had important social functions in medieval society. In this book, Rob Meens comprehensively reassesses the evidence from late antiquity to the thirteenth century, employing a broad range of sources, including letters, documentation Brand: Cambridge University Press. Penitential Last updated A penitential is a book or set of church rules concerning the Christian sacrament of penance, a "new manner of reconciliation with God" [1] that was first developed by Celtic monks in Ireland in the sixth century AD. It consisted of a list of sins and the appropriate penances prescribed for them, and served as a type of manual for confessors. Book description. This groundbreaking collection brings the Middle Ages to life and conveys the distinctiveness of this diverse, constantly changing period. Thirty-eight scholars bring together one medieval world from many disparate worlds, from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu. Burchard of Worms. "Selections from the Corrector and Physician." In Medieval Handbooks of Penance: A Translation of the Principal "Libri Poenitentiales" and Selections from Related Documents, ed. and trans. John T. McNeill and Helena M. Gamer. New York: Columbia University Press. (Orig. pub. ) Burchard of Worms.

  McNeill, John T. and Gamer, Helena M., Medieval handbooks of penance: a translation of the principal “libri poenitentiales” and selections from related documents(New York, ) Squatriti, Paolo, Water and Society in Early Medieval Italy, AD (Cambridge, ). In early Medieval years, homosexuality was given no particular penance; it was viewed like all the other sins. For example, during the eighth century, Pope Gregory III gave penances of days for lesbian-like acts and usually one year for males who committed homosexual acts. "Part 1 of this book provides an annotated edition of Samuel Harsnett's famous attack on the practice of exorcism, which had a profound influence upon Shakespeare's conception and writing of King Lear. Part 2 explores the context of Shakespeare's reading of Harsnett's book.".

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Cushing. 3 "The Penitential of Finnian" in Medieval Handbooks of Penance: A Translation of the principal libri poenitentiales andselectionsfrom related documents. Eds. and Trans. John T. McNeill and Helena M. Gamer, (New York: Colombia University Press, ), Burchard of Worms, "Corrector': in Ibid.,   Medieval Handbooks of Penance.

A Translation of the Principal “Libri Poenitentiales” and Selections from Related Documents. By John T. McNeill and Helena M. Gamer. Records of Western Civilization. Reprint. New York: Columbia University Press, xvi + pp. $ cloth, $ paper. - Volume 62 Issue 4 - Patricia AllWin DeLeeuwAuthor: Patricia AllWin DeLeeuw.

Handbook for a Confessor (also Old English Handbook, or in full, Late Old English Handbook for the Use of a Confessor) is a compilation of Old English and Latin penitential texts associated with – and possibly authored or adapted by – Wulfstan (II), Archbishop of York (d.

The handbook was intended for the use of parish priests in hearing confession and determining Principal manuscript(s): CCCC MS and MS. Medieval handbooks of penance; a translation of the principal libri poenitentiales and selections from related documents.

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of history /. Records of Western civilization: Editor: John Thomas McNeill: Translated by. OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages facsimiles 24 cm: Contents: INTRODUCTION. Penance in the ancient church --The penitentials --The condition of the texts Irish penitential documents --Early Welsh penitential documents --Penitentials of the Anglo-Saxon church --Penitentials by Irish authors which were apparently.

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McNeill and Helena M. Gamer (), Medieval handbooks of penance: a translation of the principal “libri poenitentiales” and selections from related documents, New York: Columbia University Press, pp.

The study of penance in the early church can be challenging because of the variety of opinions among scholars; it can also be difficult because of the apparent diversity in penitential practices among the Christian communities in the first years.

Studies of penance have often described it in terms of its severity, rigour, or laxity. Hence, the terminology for this period should stay as. Book Re vie ws Penance in Medieval Europe –, by Rob Meens (Cambridge: Cambridge U.P., ; pp.

£). Penance in the broadest terms was understood by the medieval Church as a process through which individuals, by means of ‘tears and affliction of the heart’ (as John Cassian put it), prayer, fasting, pilgrimage and alms.

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