Pastors and Visionaries: Religion and Secular Life in Late Medieval Yorkshire

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Boydell Press, 1988 - Religion - 419 pages
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`a richly informative account of the changing temper and manifestations of lay spirituality in the York diocese in the century following the archiepiscopate of John Thoresby (1352-73), whose administrative reforms and influential guidelines for pastoral care fostered both a flourihing eremitic movement and a growth in lay devotionalism ... lucid and fascinating exposition of the nature and determining factors of late medieval spirituality'. YEAR'S WORK IN ENGLISH STUDIES 69

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Jonathan Hughes?has taught at the University of East Anglia, University of Roehampton?and the Oxford Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He is a guest lecturer at the Exeter Centre for the Study of Esotericism.?His books include Pastors and Visionaries: Religion and Secular Life in Late Medieval Yorkshire; The Religious Life of Richard III and Arthurian Myths and Alchemy: the Kingship of Edward IV .

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