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Indulgences in Late Medieval England

Passports to Paradise?

by R. N. Swanson

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • 1066-1485,
  • Church history,
  • England,
  • Great Britain,
  • Indulgences,
  • Religious life and customs,
  • To 1500

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages594
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10438350M
    ISBN 10052188120X
    ISBN 109780521881203

    Indulgence, a distinctive feature of the penitential system of both the Western medieval and the Roman Catholic Church that granted full or partial remission of the punishment of sin. Read More on This Topic Martin Luther: Indulgences and salvation.   Swanson, Indulgences in Late Medieval England (Just to be clear, Sumption is actually referring here to a Wycliffite text, not to one by Wyclif himself. Statements by Wyclif might be found in the Dialogus, cap. 24; or the Trialogus, , both of which are attached to the Bibliography of Primary Sources). Several recent books study medieval.

      By the late Middle Ages, the practice of granting indulgences was associated with the interim state between death and the afterlife known as Purgatory. Indulgences were a way to pay for sins committed after being absolved, which .   R.N. SWANSON is Professor of Medieval Ecclesiastical History at the University of Birmingham. His previous publications include Church and Society in Late Medieval England (); Religion and Devotion in Europe, cc (); The Twelfth Century Renaissance (); and Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise? .

    9. Praying for Pardon: Devotional Indulgences in Late Medieval England, Robert N. Swanson; Pardons and Pilgrims, Diana Webb; Indulgences for Crusading, , Norman Housley; The Indulgence as a Media Event: Developments in Communication through Broadsides in the Fifteenth Century, Falk Eisermann. This book is the first study of indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social, and economic life between and the Reformation. R. N.


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Indulgences in Late Medieval England by R. N. Swanson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description Used to avoid the pains of Purgatory after death, indulgences have been a neglected aspect of late medieval English religion. Reassessing the evidence, this book shows that indulgences were popular and widely appreciated, and made a positive contribution to the religious, social and economic life of late medieval by: Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the journey through Purgatory to Heaven after death.

However, theologicalPrice: $   Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise. by R. Swanson () Paperback Bunko – January 1, Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press. 1Review. Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the journey through Purgatory to Heaven after death.

However, theological attacks during the Reformation and 3/5(1). bution. This book is the first study of indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England’s religious, social, and economic life between and the Reformation.

Swanson traces their importance to devotional life, their contribution to charitable and economic struc. This book examines indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social and economic life between and the Reformation.

Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise. By R. Swanson. New York: Cambridge University Press. xiv + pp. $ cloth. In England, many of us first meet pardoners and their wares via the English National Curriculum. I was one of those reluctant teenagers, dreading having.

Used to avoid the pains of Purgatory after death, indulgences have been a neglected aspect of late medieval English religion. Reassessing the evidence, this book shows that indulgences were popular and widely appreciated, and made a positive contribution to the religious, social and economic life of late medieval : R.

Swanson. "The Reception and Criticism of Indulgences in the Late Medieval Czech Lands" published on 01 Jan by Brill.

In his influential work, Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise, R.N. Swanson offered fresh arguments for the centrality and popularity of indulgences in the devotional landscape of medieval England, and thoroughly documented the doctrinal development and administrative.

Promissory Notes on the Treasury of Merits is a volume of 12 essays by a distinguished team of international scholars dealing with the place of indulgences in the religious life of Europe between roughly and the outbreak of the Reformation.

Robert Swanson, Indulgences in Late Medieval England. Aldrin, Viktor. ISSNVol.no 1 Article, book review (Refereed) Published Resource type Text Place, publisher, year, edition, pages Vol. no 1 Keywords [en] kyrkohistoria recension National Category Religious Studies Identifiers URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva.

This book examines indulgences in late medieval England and it offers an extensive and authoritative re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social and economic life between and the Reformation.4/5(2).

(Swedish) In: Kyrkohistorisk årsskrift, ISSNVol.no 1, p. Article, book review (Refereed) Published Place, publisher, year, edition.

Marshall, Peter () Review of Indulgences in late medieval England: passports to paradise?, by Swanson, R.

American Historical Review, Vol (No.4). ISSN Research output not available from this repository, contact author. Promissory Notes on the Treasury of Merits is a volume of 12 essays by a distinguished team of international scholars dealing with the place of indulgences in the religious life of 1/5(1).

An ‘indulgence’ was part of the medieval Christian church, and a significant trigger to the Protestant lly, by purchasing an indulgence, an individual could reduce the length and severity of punishment that heaven would require as payment for their sins, or so the church claimed.

This book is the first study of indulgences in late medieval England and it offers a re-evaluation of their role in England's religious, social, and economic life between and the Reformation.

Used to avoid the pains of Purgatory after death, indulgences have been a neglected aspect of late medieval English religion. Reassessing the evidence, this book shows that indulgences were popular and widely appreciated, and made a positive contribution to the religious, social and economic life of late medieval England.

Indeed, many Late Medieval indulgences were for terms well over a human lifetime, reflecting this belief. For several centuries it was debated by theologians whether penance or purgatory was the currency of the indulgences granted, and the church did not settle the matter definitively, for example avoiding doing so at the Council of Trent.

[35]. Indulgences played a major role in medieval 'strategies for eternity', easing the journey through Purgatory to Heaven after death. However, theological attacks during the Reformation and the subsequent Protestant rejection of indulgences have given them a poor reputation, compounding the effect of the fourteenth-century satires by Chaucer and Langland of the pardoners who .Yet as R.

N. Swanson demonstrates in this lengthy and impressively detailed study, indulgences were an extremely important part of late-medieval religion, central to the understanding of penance, charity, death, and commemoration.Derek G.

Neal’s The Masculine Self in Late Medieval England takes its place among a number of recent books—notably, Ruth Mazo Karras’s From Boys to Men: Formations of Masculinity in Late.