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Author Scheepsma, Wybren, 1962-

Title Medieval religious women in the Low Countries : the "modern devotion", the Canonesses of Windesheim, and their writings / Wybren Scheepsma ; translated from the Dutch by David F. Johnson.

Published Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, N.Y. : Boydell Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Deemoed en devotie. English
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 280 pages)
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-270) and index.
Contents Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Aspects of Life in the Convent; 3 Communal Devotion and Piety; 4 Living with Texts; 5 Written Instructions; 6 Devout Biography and Historiography; 7 Two Spiritual Friends from Facons; 8 Alijt Bake a Woman with a Mission; 9 Literature and the Choir Nuns of Windesheim; Bibliography; Index.
Summary In the last decades of the fourteenth century a new religious movement arose in the Northern Low Countries, that came to be known as the Modern Devotion. It became to influence religious life in a great part of Europe very thoroughly, especially in the fifteenth century.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Canonesses Regular of Windesheim -- Spiritual life.
Devotio moderna.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781846151194 (electronic bk.)
1846151198 (electronic bk.)
9781280545832 (electronic bk.)
1280545836 (electronic bk.)
9781843830481 (hardback)
1843830485 (hardback)