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Published: 03 November 2016

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780198790518

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Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

Renie S. Choy

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • Focuses centrally on the period of Carolingian Church reform (begun under Charlemagne and continued in the time of his son, Louis the Pious)
  • Analyses the spiritual goals to which Frankish monastic life aspired in the late eighth and ninth centuries
  • Develops a reassessment of intercessory prayer in the early Middle Ages