Pastors and Visionaries - Religion and Secular Life in Late Medieval Yorkshire
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Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Number of Pages: 428
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.4 cm
`a richly informative account of the changing temper and manifestations of lay spirituality in the York diocese in the century following the archiepiscopate of John Thoresby (1352-73), whose administrative reforms and influential guidelines for pastoral care fostered both a flourihing eremitic movement and a growth in lay devotionalism ... lucid and fascinating exposition of the nature and determining factors of late medieval spirituality'. YEAR'S WORK IN ENGLISH STUDIES 69
'This is an interesting and important book...learned and stimulating'. History 246, 2/91'-full of valuable and interesting material.' SPECULUM 'Hughes will compell his readers to see the late medieval English church in radically new ways.' THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT