Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life–Now Available

Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life: The Devotio Moderna and the World of the Later Middle Ages

John Van Engen

448 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 19 illus.

Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4119-8 | $59.95 | £39.00

A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Sisters and Brothers of the Common LifeJohn Van Engen studies the Devotio Moderna, or Modern Devout, within their own time and space, the social and religious conditions that marked towns and parishes in northern Europe during the fifteenth century, and their challenge to received notions of religion within the widespread upheavals in cultural and religious life of the period.

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