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The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture

by Laura Varnam

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church buildings,
  • Christianity in literature,
  • St. Bartholomew-the-Great (Church : London, England),
  • History and criticism,
  • Medieval Literature,
  • Church history,
  • Church in literature,
  • Sacred space in literature,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-261) and index.

    StatementLaura Varnam
    SeriesManchester medieval literature and culture, Manchester medieval literature and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN661 .V37 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 267 pages :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26520894M
    ISBN 101784994170
    ISBN 109781784994174
    OCLC/WorldCa990839662

    Get this from a library! Walsingham in literature and culture from the Middle Ages to modernity. [Dominic Janes; Gary F Waller;] -- "Walsingham was medieval England's most important shrine to the Virgin Mary and a popular pilgrimage site. Following its modern revival it is also well known today. For nearly a thousand years, it. Sacred Space The Prayer Book Paperback In Stock $ BUY NOW. Unlocking the Church The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space. Paperback RRP $ $ BUY NOW. The Church as Sacred Space in Middle English Literature and Culture Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture The Church as Sacred Space in Middle English.

      A paragraph in the Colonial Vestry Book of Lynnhaven Parish (now Old Donation Episcopal Church) Princess Anne County Virginia shows an entry of a slave who was sold. Sacred space in the Islamic world is most obviously found in mosques and in Mecca, the holiest city in Islam. In addition to the major pilgrimage called Hajj, which takes place in Mecca at a.

    The Temple as the Maternal Place of the Church The Church must be a sacred space distinct from the profane, reserved for worship alone, for the sacred action of the liturgy. Liminal existence can be located in a separated sacred space, which occupies a sacred time. Examples in the Bible include the dream of Jacob (Genesis –19) where he encounters God between heaven and earth and the instance when Isaiah meets the Lord in the temple of holiness (Isaiah –6).


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and the book explores what was at stake not only for the church's sanctity but for the identity of the parish community as a result. Focusing on pastoral material used to Pages: This book presents an exciting new approach to the medieval church by examining the role of literary texts, visual decorations, ritual performance and lived experience in the production of sanctity.

The meaning of the church was intensely debated in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture. [Laura Varnam] -- This book places us at the heart of medieval religious life, standing inside the church with the medieval laity in order to ask what it meant to them and why.

Drawing on a wide range of theoretical Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The sacred and profane were inextricably linked and, paradoxically, the church is shown to thrive on the sacrilegious challenge of lay misbehavior and sin.

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Laura's first book, The Church as Sacred Space in Middle English Literature and Culture, was published by Manchester University Press in Laura is also an expert on The Book of Margery Kempe and in April she co-organised a landmark conference on the Book at University College, Oxford ('Margery Kempe Studies in the 21st Century.

The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture By Laura Varnam This book presents an exciting new approach to the medieval church by examining the role of literary texts, visual decorations, ritual performance and lived experience in the production of.

I have two primary research interests: the life and works of the twentieth century author Daphne du Maurier, and medieval religious literature (including the mystic Margery Kempe).

My first book. That is what Rahere had done on the marshy land of Smithfield where godless miscreants had formerly been executed. S t Bartholomew’s as a sacred space is explored by Laura Varnam as the prime.

the church as sacred space is a prime example of a material building and spiritual concept that is already densely laden with meaning. The church was the house of God on earth but in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries this identity was under considerable scrutiny. The Church as Sacred Space in Middle English Literature and Culture Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture.

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This book presents an exciting new approach to the medieval church by examining the role of literary texts, visual decorations, ritual performance and lived experience in the production of. This book offers a fresh perspective on religious culture in the medieval Middle East.

It investigates the ways Muslims thought about and practiced at sacred spaces and in sacred times through two detailed case studies: the shrines in honour of the head of al-Husayn (the martyred grandson of the Prophet), and the holy month of Rajab.

This book is not designed to define the sacred. It is, rather, a bringing together of case histories (a rich, varied collection from medieval, early modern and nineteenth-century contexts in England and Wales) that goes beyond familiar paradigms to explore the dynamic, protean interaction, in different times and places, between sacred space and text.

Jane de Gay, Professor of English Literature at Leeds Trinity University and Associate Priest at St Martin Potternewton, has been giving thought to the question of how to maintain a sense of sacred space for worship during the lockdown.

Feudalism and chivalry are evident in much Middle English literature. The Church was highly influential in daily life of the Middle Ages and in medieval literature. William Caxton helped standardize the language and satisfied a demand for literature in the vernacular when he.

The Framing of Sacred Space offers the first topical study of canopies as essential spatial and symbolic units in Byzantine-rite churches.

Centrally planned columnar structures--typically comprised of four columns and a roof--canopies had a critical role in the modular processes of church design, from actual church furnishings in the shape of a canopy to the church's structural core.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

Religion, Culture, and Sacred Spaces is a comparative exploration into the nature of the human relationship to physical space advancing the startling thesis that the human capacity for narrative and identity imbues landscapes with meaning and sacredness.

Roman emperors decreed that along with the early church and its sacred writings, the Scriptures should be hunted down and torched. Later came the nefarious forces inside the church itself that bitterly opposed every effort to translate the Bible into the common language and make it readily available to the masses.The Middle Ages of the European world covers approximately 1, years of art history in Europe, and at times extended into the Middle East and North Africa.

The Early Middle Ages is generally dated from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ( CE) to approximatelywhich marks the beginning of the Romanesque period.Part Five, covering about a quarter of the book, has three chapters, each dealing with aspects of sacred space (Identity and Meaning, Language of Sacred Space, Text and Image).

The text is complemented by approximately line drawings in colour - many of which are Wightman's reconstructions of ancient temples and sanctuaries - and