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Published: 29 July 2010

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199589043

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What is a Lollard?

Dissent and Belief in Late Medieval England

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • An argument for a new understanding of the classification/categorization of late medieval heresy suspects ( "lollards ")
  • Detailed, mostly self-contained studies of individual theological topics in relation to lollardy, engaging with the problems of assessing 'popular' theology
  • Incorporates source material from both literary and judicial texts
  • Thematic approach presents a valuable comparative overview of the source materials, identifing points of difference among lollard communities
  • Table of data concerning heresy suspects and trials mentioned in the text