The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era Paperback

Theology and Art of Christ's Passion

by Celia M. Chazelle;

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The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era

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The Carolingian 'Renaissance' of the late eighth and ninth centuries, in what is now France, western Germany and northern Italy, transformed medieval European culture. At the same time it engendered a need to ensure that clergy, monks and laity embraced orthodox Christian doctrine. This book offers a fresh perspective on the period by examining transformations in a major current of thought as revealed through literature and artistic imagery: the doctrine of the Passion and the crucified Christ. The evidence of a range of literary sources is surveyed - liturgical texts, poetry, hagiography, letters, homilies, exegetical and moral tractates - but special attention is given to writings from the discussions and debates concerning artistic images, Adoptionism, predestination and the Eucharist.

The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era by Celia M. Chazelle was published by Cambridge University Press in August 2007 and is our 48168th best seller. The ISBN for The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era is 9780521039451.

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Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (August 2007)
Number of Pages356
Thickness19 mm
Height246 mm
Width189 mm
Product Code1151393
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