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Sep 09, Stephen Cranney rated it it was toff Shelves: Most of my sluggishness Interesting in so far as you can really get a feel for how a particular doctrine or idea, or movement, etc comes into being, how it gets defined and how the various attitudes toward it while it develops end up affecting the end result.
An excellent, thoroughly-researched history of doctrine.
Purgatory between Sicily and Ireland. One should read Isabel Moreira’s “Heaven’s Purge” along with this book for a helpful, alternate approach to studying this subject. His central point is that the doctrine Purgatory does not appear in the Latin theology of the West before the late twelfth century. The Fire of Purgatory. The Scholastic Systematization 9. Locus Purgatorius A Place for Purgation.
The Birth of Purgatory
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This book seems to be a collection of undigested reading notes on obscure theologians, except that undigested reading notes would probably have been better organized.
Jan 19, Justin Evans rated it it was ok Shelves: He is a master of first-source research, filling each purtatory with extensive purgwtory and documentation from the private back rooms of little known libraries in France. A solid introduction into the history of Purgatory as an idea; purbatory, it is not the most straightforward about its sources or how exactly some of the conclusions were formed. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and bitth.
The best account we have of Purgatory is Dante’s. No trivia or quizzes yet. As a part of my historical studies on Purgatory, this book have tremendously helped me understand the subject.
Lists with This Book. Recent Works Notes Index. The Off of Purgatory 3. Account Options Sign in. Jan 30, Victoria rated it liked it Shelves: Le Goff est brillant.
This is the best book of its type I have ever read. Throughout, Le Goff makes use of a wealth of archival material, much of which he has translated for the first time, inviting readers to examine evidence from the writings of great, obscure, or anonymous theologians. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Most of my sluggishness reading it probably had to do with my limited knowledge of medieval catholic theology, but honestly the details of what was being discussed wasn’t as interesting as the process being described.
Great book, still a must read for od studies on purgatory. Published December 15th by University of Chicago Press first published Limited preview – Social Victory Purgatory and the Cure of Souls. Aibie Llamelo rated it it was amazing Jan 14, A thorough and smoothly translated must-have for the person who collects spiritual books. About Jacques Le Goff. Return to Book Page.
One of the most illustrious of French medievalists, he brings to this important study a notable breath of vision, using sources that range from anthropology to narratives of journeys through the other world, and recreating the intellectual and imaginative texture of an age.
Allen Severino rated it really liked it Jan 21, Le Goff argues that the doctrine of Purgatory did not appear in the Latin theology of the West before the late twelfth century, that the word purgatorium did not exist until then.
An excellent, thoroughly-researched history of doctrine. A Place for Purgation 6. Paperbackpages. Shannon rated it it was ok Aug 09, Miroslav rated it it was amazing Dec 17, European History Medieval Studies Religion: The Birth of Purgatory.
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The Fire of Purgatory 5. The Fathers of Purgatory. Overall, a good read, but I am left with many quest A solid introduction into the history of Purgatory as an idea; however, it is not the most straightforward about its sources or how exactly some of the conclusions were formed. Purgatorium The History of a Word. Contents The Third Place.