The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims Hardback
A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints
by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski;
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The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims
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With empathy and acuity, Blumenfeld-Kosinski examines Ermine's life in fourteenth-century Reims, her relationship with her confessor, her ascetic and devotional practices, and her reported encounters with heavenly and hellish beings. Supplemented by translated excerpts from Jean's account, The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims brings to life an episode that helped precipitate one of the major clerical controversies of late medieval Europe, revealing surprising truths about the era's conceptions of piety and possession.
The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski was published by University of Pennsylvania Press in April 2015 and is our 57842nd best seller. The ISBN for The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims is 9780812247152.
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|Author / Artist||Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski|
|Publisher||University of Pennsylvania Press (April 2015)|
|Number of Pages||248|
|Page last updated||2nd November 2014|