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Rome and faith within the Medieval global presents a wide ranging and interdisciplinary exploration of Rome and non secular tradition. The experiences construct upon or interact Thomas F.X. Noble’s curiosity in Rome, particularly his landmark contributions to the origins of the Papal States and early medieval picture controversies. students from quite a few disciplines provide new viewpoints on key concerns and questions on the subject of medieval spiritual, cultural and highbrow heritage. every one research explores varied dimensions of Rome and faith, together with medieval artwork, theology, fabric tradition, politics, schooling, legislations, and non secular perform. Drawing upon a variety of assets, together with manuscripts, relics, historic and normative texts, theological tracts, and poetry, the authors remove darkness from the complexities of medieval Christianity, specifically as practiced within the urban of Rome itself, and somewhere else in Europe whilst stimulated by means of the assumption of Rome. a few hint early medieval legacies to the early sleek interval whilst Protestant and Catholic theologians used early medieval non secular texts to outline and debate types of Roman Christianity. The essays spotlight and deepen scholarly appreciation of Rome within the wealthy and sundry spiritual tradition of the medieval global.

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