Religion and Devotion in Europe, c.1215- c.1515 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)
- Publish Date: 1995-07-28
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Robert N. Swanson
This is the first one-volume survey in English of religion and devotion in Europe between 1215 and 1515. Intended primarily as a student textbook, it provides essential background for a proper appreciation of medieval Western society. Avoiding the history of institutional structures, the book concentrates on the spirituality that the medieval Church sought to promulgate and control. Its thematic structure provides accessible surveys of major themes, and addresses recent debates about key aspects of medieval Catholicism.