Religious Movements in the Middle Ages: The Historical Links Between Heresy, the Mendicant Orders, and the Women's Religious Movement in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Century, with the Historical Foundations of German Mysticism

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University of Notre Dame Press, 1995 - History - 443 pages
Medievalists, historians, and women's studies specialists will welcome this translation of Herbert Grundmann's classic study of religious movements in the Middle Ages because it provides a much-needed history of medieval religious life--one that lies between the extremes of doctrinal classification and materialistic analysis--and because it represents the first major effort to underline the importance of women in the development of the language and practice of religion in the Middle Ages.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
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The Religious Movement in the Twelfth Century
7
The Religious Movement under Innocent III
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The late Herbert Grundmann was President of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica in Munich, Germany.
Steven Rowan is Professor of History at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

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