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Preaching in medieval Florence

Daniel R. Lesnick

Preaching in medieval Florence

the social world of Franciscan and Dominican spirituality

by Daniel R. Lesnick

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florence (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Florence
    • Subjects:
    • Franciscans -- Italy -- Florence -- History.,
    • Dominicans -- Italy -- Florence -- History.,
    • Preaching -- Italy -- Florence -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
    • Sermons, Medieval -- Italy -- History and criticism.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Social conditions.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- To 1421.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel R. Lesnick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV4208.I8 L47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2529428M
      ISBN 100820310476
      LC Control Number88004837

      The surviving sermons and their collections are listed for the first time in full inventories, which supplement the critical and contextual material Wenzel presents. This book is an important contribution to the study of medieval preaching, and will be essential for scholars of late medieval literature, history and religious : Siegfried Wenzel.   The Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola was born in Ferrara in He began to preach against the corruption of morals and of the clergy in in the convent of San Marco in Florence. His aggresive and passionate style granted him a large following.

      Girolamo Savonarola, (born Sept. 21, , Ferrara, Duchy of Ferrara—died , Florence), Italian Christian preacher, reformer, and martyr, renowned for his clash with tyrannical rulers and a corrupt clergy. After the overthrow of the Medici in , Savonarola was the sole leader of Florence, setting up a democratic republic. His chief enemies were the Duke of Milan and Pope. Medieval Sourcebook: Giorgio Vasari (): he entered the order of the Preaching Friars. There are in the convent of S. Marco in Florence some choir books illuminated by his hand, which are so beautiful that nothing could be better, and sorne others like them, which he left at S. Domenico of Fiesole, painted with incredible patience.

      1. INTRODUCTION. Sant' Antonino Pierozzi ()--Dominican Friar, reformer, author of a monumental, influential, and widely circulated Summa Theologica, friend and critic of the powerful Medici family--begins the sermon he preached on his accession to the Archbishopric of Florence in May with an instructive proem: "In this city there has always been lavish praise, not so much for Cited by: 7. Book Description. This book explores the complexity of preaching as a phenomenon in the medieval Jewish-Christian encounter. This was not only an "encounter" as physical meeting or confrontation (such as the forced attendance of Jews at Christian sermons that took place across Europe), but also an "imaginary" or theological encounter in which Jews remained a figure from a distant constructed.


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Lesnick argues that between and there was a discernible difference between Franciscan and Dominican spirituality (and especially preaching) in Florence: while the Dominicans were heavily represented by and catered to the merchant elite of the city - the popolo grasso - the Franciscans geared their preaching more towards the middle class /5.

In Preaching in Medieval Florence, Daniel Lesnick reveals that the mendicant orders of St. Dominic and St. Francis assumed responsibility for ministering to the new urban laity and did so by embracing ideologies that corresponded to their audiences' secular needs. Renaissance Florence in the Rhetoric of Two Popular Preachers (BMEMS 4) (Late Medieval and Early Modern Studies) [Debby, N.B.-A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Renaissance Florence in the Rhetoric of Two Popular Preachers (BMEMS 4) (Late Medieval. Preaching in medieval Florence: the social world of Franciscan and Dominican spirituality / Daniel R. Lesnick. imprint Athens ; London (England): University of Georgia Press, c The preaching of the Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola and the period of his dominance () are a well-known chapter in the history of Renaissance Florence.

However, comparatively less research has been done on Savonarola's predecessors, the mendicant preachers of Florence in the first half of the fifteenth century. Book description First published inG. Owst's Preaching in Medieval England has remained a seminal work on the topic of English sermons of the period – In studying a largely neglected but important aspect of the medieval religious experience, the author adds considerably to our understanding of the pre-Reformation : G.

Owst. By exploring the historical, theoretical, and practical elements of the tradition of testimony, Anna Carter Florence seeks in this much-anticipated book to. Preacher, Sermon and Audience in the Middle Ages presents research by specialists of preaching history and literature.

This volume fills some of the lacunae which exists in medieval sermon studies. The topics include: an analysis of how oral and written cultures meet in sermon literature, the function of vernacular sermons, an examination of the usefulness of non-sermon sources such as art.

A bonfire of the vanities (Italian: falò delle vanità) is a burning of objects condemned by authorities as occasions of sin. The phrase usually refers to the bonfire of 7 Februarywhen supporters of Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola collected and burned thousands of objects such as cosmetics, art, and books in Florence, Italy on the Shrove Tuesday : 7 February During the journeys, the preachers played a central role in creating the identity of the crusading armies, in sustaining the morale of the crusaders, and in explaining the goals of an expedition to the participants.

This book explores the creation of the ideal crusader in thirteenth-century : Miikka Tamminen. The Power of Word: Preachers in Medieval Dubrovnik In the pastoral of the Franciscan and Dominican orders preaching became the principal task of their mission.

Preaching manuals represented the basis of the new art. The preachers also used sermon collections. Miriam Gill, ―Preaching and Image: Sermons and Wall P aintings in Later Medieval England‖ in Carolyn Muessig, ed., Preacher, Sermon and Audience in the Midd le Ages (Leiden: Brill, ), p.

1 Author: Bobbi Dykema. "The Impact of Preaching in Renaissance Florence: Fra Niccolo da Pisa at San Lorenzo." Medieval Sermon Studies 48 (): "The Aural Spaces of the Sacred in Renaissance Florence.".

The preaching of the Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola and the period of his dominance () are a well-known chapter in the history of Renaissance Florence. Howard, PFMaking a city and citizens: The 'fruits' of preaching in renaissance Florence.

in A Brown & J Dumolyn (eds), Medieval Urban Culture. vol. 43, Studies in European Urban History () (SEUH), vol. 43, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout Belgium, pp. 59–Author: Peter Francis Howard. Amazingly, 85 years after its first printing, Owst's book remains a keystone for anyone interested in medieval English preaching.

Both Preaching in Medieval England and Literature and Pulpit in Medieval England (his other major work on the subject), in fact, are two of only a handful of books that directly address medieval English sermons. As such, this volume continues to be read, discussed /5. Author(s): Diehl, Peter D.

Preaching in Medieval Florence: The Social World of Franciscan and Dominican Spirituality (review)Author: Peter D. Diehl. In when Florence refused to join Pope Alexander VI 's Holy League against the French, the Vatican summoned Savonarola to Rome.

He disobeyed and further defied the pope by preaching under a ban, highlighting his campaign for reform with processions, bonfires of the vanities, and pious of death: Hanged and burned.

Jacques de Vitry was one of the most famous preachers of the Middle Ages, a true master of the medieval sermon form. This style used exempla, or examples, from everyday life, to illustrate the moral interpretation of Scripture passages.

Get this from a library. Preaching in medieval Florence: the social world of Franciscan and Dominican spirituality. [Daniel R Lesnick]. Introduction. Preaching was the most influential and pervasive mass medium of religious and moral instruction in late medieval society, particularly in the urban context.

The theologian Alan of Lille (d. or ) defined preaching as “an open and public instruction in faith and behavior, whose purpose is forming the humankind”.The thesis of the book is that pulpits should be viewed in the context of the world of preaching in Renaissance Florence and in connection with sacred oratory.

Indeed, like preached sermons, pulpits used rhetorical strategies to deliver religious messages.This study presents research by specialists of monastic history, literature, and spirituality.

Covering the period from tothis volume demonstrates that monastic preaching was not only carried out in the cloister by monks, but also in public arenas by monks and nuns. The topics range from questioning if the sermons of Bernard of Clairvaux were ever preached, to an analysis of.