Religiousness in the Late Middle Ages - Bylina, Stanislaw
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This book is devoted to the religiosity of the medieval Christian masses in Central and Eastern Europe and its relationship with the traditional cultures of that time. Addressing such topics as the common instruction of the three prayers and the Decalogue, "Christian" magic in everyday life, the Marian devotion, and various images of heaven and eternal damnation, the author never loses sight of his main topic: the complex and powerful interaction between medieval folklore and Christianity. …mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book is devoted to the religiosity of the medieval Christian masses in Central and Eastern Europe and its relationship with the traditional cultures of that time. Addressing such topics as the common instruction of the three prayers and the Decalogue, "Christian" magic in everyday life, the Marian devotion, and various images of heaven and eternal damnation, the author never loses sight of his main topic: the complex and powerful interaction between medieval folklore and Christianity.
  • Produktdetails
  • Polish Studies - Transdisciplinary Perspectives .25
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 267435
  • Neuausg.
  • Seitenzahl: 174
  • Erscheinungstermin: 29. Juli 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 153mm x 14mm
  • Gewicht: 335g
  • ISBN-13: 9783631674352
  • ISBN-10: 363167435X
  • Artikelnr.: 56501858
Autorenporträt
Stanislaw Bylina (1936-2017) was Professor of Medieval Studies at the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. In 1991 he became that Institute's director. He specialized in medieval Poland, the history of Christianity, and Polish and European culture.
Inhaltsangabe
Christianity in medieval Central and Eastern Europe - Christian influence on traditional folk culture - Folklore and its influence on Christian practices - Instruction in the Christian liturgy - Folk attitudes toward the sacred - Christian attitudes toward the sacred - Attitudes toward the afterlife - Heaven and damnation - Prayer and hymns in church - Preachers - Parochial schools - Magic - Everyday life - Blasphemers