The Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 3, Early Medieval Christianities, C.600-c.1100

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Thomas F. X. Noble, Julia M. H. Smith, Roberta A. Baranowski
Cambridge University Press, Sep 11, 2008 - History - 846 pages
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Introduction: Christendom, c. 600 / Peter Brown -- Foundations : peoples, places, and traditions -- Late Roman christianities / Philip Rousseau -- The emergence of Byzantine orthodoxy, 600--1095 / Andrew Louth -- Beyond empire I : eastern christianities from the Persian to the Turkish conquest, 604--1071 / Igor Dorfmann-Lazarev -- Beyond empire II : christianities of the Celtic peoples, 600--1100 / Thomas M. Charles-Edwards -- Germanic christianities, 600--1100 / Lesley Abrams -- Slav christianities, 800--1100 / Jonathan Shepard 406 -- Christianity in confrontation -- Christians and Jews, 600--c. 1100 / Bat-Sheva Albert -- The Mediterranean frontier : Christianity face to face with Islam / Hugh Kennedy -- Christians under Muslim rule / Sidney H. Griffith -- Latin and Greek Christians / Tia M. Kolbaba -- The northern frontier : christianity face to face with paganism / Ian N. Wood -- Christianity in the social and political order -- The Christian church as an institution / Thomas F.X. Noble -- Ascetism and its institutions / Anne-Marie Helvetius and Michel Kaplan -- Law and its applications / Janet L. Nelson -- The problems of property / Rosemary Morris -- Ideas and applications of reform, c. 600--c. 1100 / Julia Barrow -- Churches in the landscape / Dominique Iogna-Prat -- Christianity as lived experience -- Birth and death / Frederick S. Paxton -- Remedies for sins / Rob Meens -- Sickness and healing / Peregrine Horden -- Gender and the body / Lynda L. Coon -- Sacrifice, gifts, and prayers in Latin Christianity / Arnold Angenendt -- Performing the liturgy / Eric Palazzo 1408 -- Christianity : books and ideas -- Visions of God / Alain Boureau -- Orthodoxy and deviance / E. Ann Matter -- Making sense of the Bible, 600--1100 / Guy Lobrichon -- The Christian book in Medieval Byzantium / Leslie Brubaker and Mary B. Cunningham -- Saints and their cults / Julia M. H. Smith -- Last things / Jane Baun -- Conclusion: Christendom, c. 1100 / John H. Van Engen.

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Noble (history, Univ. of Notre Dame) and Smith (medieval history, Univ. of Glasgow) have compiled a magisterial history of 500 years of early medieval Christianity, East and West, presenting essays by ... Read full review

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Thomas F. X. Noble is Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute and Professor of History, University of Notre Dame. He previously held positions at Texas Tech University (1976-80) and at the University of Virginia (1980-2000), as well as several prestigious fellowships in both the United States and Europe. He has written or edited six books and over thirty book chapters or journal articles.

Julia Smith is Edwards Professor of Medieval History, University of Glasgow. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and has previously taught at Trinity College, Hartford, CT and at the University of St Andrews. Professor Smith has written numerous journal articles, and is the author or editor of four books including, most recently Europe After Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000 (2005).

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