Stories of the Rose: The Making of the Rosary in the Middle Ages

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Penn State Press, Nov 1, 2010 - Religion
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Stories of the rose: the making of the rosary in the Middle Ages

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The rosary is a prayer, literary text, ritual, social practice, and object of religious art that was collaboratively revised and adapted by the communities of users over a period of 300 years in ... Read full review

Contents

Early Rosaries
13
The Picture Text and Its Readers
31
One for Sorrow Two for Joy Confraternity Writings the Fifteen Mysteries and the Observant Reform
65
Secular Love Gardens Marian Iconography and the Names of the Rose
81
Popular Promotion and Reception
111
Appendix
153
Notes
161
Selected Bibliography
187
Index
206
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Page 12 - Instead we can ask how collective beliefs and experiences were shaped, moved from one medium to another, concentrated in manageable aesthetic form, offered for consumption. We can examine how the boundaries were marked between cultural practices understood to be art forms and other, contiguous, forms of expression.
Page 187 - Thomas N. Tentler, Sin and Confession on the Eve of the Reformation (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977), 88.

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