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Alan of Lille and the art of preaching in the twelfth century

John Moore Trout

Alan of Lille and the art of preaching in the twelfth century

by John Moore Trout

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Published in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alanus, -- de Insulis, -- d. 1202,
  • Preaching

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 273 leaves.
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15449947M

    Penny Cole, The Preaching of the Crusades to the Holy Land, Bernardus also displays a masterly awareness of classical Latin poetry. Though less widely influential than his great disciple, Alan of Lille, Bernardus is the most subtle of the twelfth-century Latin poets; the Cosmographia has been aptly compared to the poetry of Lucretius and Giordano Bruno, and a copy survives written in the hand of Boccaccio.

      In his book Against the Heretics, Alan of Lille (d. c. ) summed up the entire movement by saying “they are called Waldensians after their heresiarch Waldo, who, led by his own spirit and not sent by God, contrived his own sect. Without the authority of the prelates, without divine inspiration, without understanding, and without education. "This book presents a study of twelfth-century humanism seen as an all-embracing discourse in which the human and the divine interact on equal terms. The book focuses on a number of twelfth-century intellectuals, especially on Thierry of Chartres, Peter Abelard, William of Conches, Bernard Silvestris, and Alan of Lille.

      The Plight of Preaching in the Twelfth Century. by Reginald Ladner,O.P. THE CATHOLIC POSITION. THE preacher by right of office is the bishop. This he was in the time of the apostles and still is today. In the twelfth century such was likewise the case; except a few heretics, no one contested this prerogative. Alan of Lille c. c. (Also known as Alanus de Insulis and Alain de Lille) Flemish theologian and poet. Famous during his lifetime as a preacher, scholar, philosopher, speculative.


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Alan of Lille and the art of preaching in the twelfth century by John Moore Trout Download PDF EPUB FB2

Preaching was a much admired, much studied, and much practiced art by both abbots and secular clergy. This handbook designed for training future preachers gives moderns an insight into the technique and the content of those twelfth-century : Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern scholars as he did to his own contemporaries.

This study examines his work as a whole, in an attempt to set his well-known literary achievement in the context of his theological writings. Alan's handbook came at a time when the making of sermons was becoming a more precise art. After analyzing what preaching is, who should preach and to whom, why, when, and where, Alan offers a set of fascinating chapters that suggest texts and sermon materialsAuthor: Alan of Lille.

Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern Pages: Preaching was a much admired, much studied, and much practiced art by both abbots and secular clergy.

This handbook designed for training future preachers gives moderns an insight into the technique and the content of those twelfth-century sermons. A product of the cathedral schools that played a foundational role in the so-called Twelfth-Century Renaissance, Alan of Lille was renowned for the vast learning which earned him the title of Doctor writings include many significant contributions to the development of systematic theology, but he was also the most important Latin poet of his time, the great age of Medieval Latin.

The Art of Preaching Alan Of Lille The art of preaching had become a highly formal science by the late twelfth century. Taught at universities of western Europe, the meticulous construction of sermons satisfied a scholastic desire for order and exactness.

Alan of Lille, the Doctor. Abstract. Alan of Lille, writing his Latin Liber de planctu naturae (Book Concerning the Complaint of Nature henceforth Complaint) in the twelfth century, sexualizes grammatical terms to a degree unthinkable in the English language.

1 Inspired by Boethius’s dream vision, the Consolation of Philosophy, Alan’s poem comprises a dialogue of alternating passages of unmetered and metered. The important preaching textbook by Alan of Lille (ca. –), The Art of Preaching (late twelfth century), advocated sermons for all classes of persons; the work is discussed by Edwards, A.

This book presents a study of twelfth-century humanism seen as an all-embracing discourse in which the human and the divine interact on equal terms.

The book focuses on a number of twelfth-century intellectuals, especially Thierry of Chartres, Peter Abelard, William of Conches, Bernard Silvestris, and Alan of Lille.

Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern scholars as he did to his own contemporaries. This study examines his work as a whole, in an attempt to set his well-known literary achievement in the context of his theological Format: Paperback.

The first book to treat the interrelatedness of grammar and sex in the medieval period in any real depth is Jan Ziolkowski’s Alan of Lille’s Grammar of Sex: The Meaning of Grammar to a Twelfth-Century Intellectual.

Ziolkowski’s core argument remains indisputable: because grammar was understood to have a strong ethical dimension in the Middle Ages, and because grammar was thought.

The romantic tale of Peter Abelard and Heloise has been widely known for centuries. The legend relates in part to the letters exchanged between the two, years after Abelard had been castrated at the behest of Heloise''s vindictive uncle, Fulbert.

These "personal" letters form the basis for bestselling compilations of works by Abelard and Heloise in translation, such as the recently revised. Alan of Lille (also Alain de Lille or Alanus ab Insulis) Source: The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French Author(s): John Marenbon (d.

)wrote many works of practical and speculative theology, as well as the De planctu naturae. In the thirteenth century, the University of Paris emerged as a complex community with a distinctive role in society. This book explores the relationship between contexts of learning and the ways of knowing developed within them, focusing on twelfth-century schools and monasteries, as well as the university.

His senior thesis, supervised by the Classicist Janet Martin and the Chaucerian and medievalist D. Robertson Jr., was published in revised form as a monograph in as Alan of Lille’s Grammar of Sex: The Meaning of Grammar to a Twelfth Century Intellectual.

From through he was a Marshall Scholar at the University of Cambridge. Classical Islamic World Book Prize; New Testament Overview; You have no items in your shopping cart. Menu. Search. Wishlist. Shopping cart.

Filters. Personal menu. Alan of Lille. View as Grid List. Sort by. General Overviews. Important overviews of medieval sermon studies begin with Kienzle and Longère Helpful discussions of the basic terminology associated with medieval sermons include Mohrmann and Longère For a historical survey of the synodal legislation that prompted an increase in preaching and sermon composition, especially in the vernacular, see Menzel Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet and he has seemed as rich and individual a writer to modern scholars as he did to his own This study examines his work as a whole, in an attempt to set his well-known literary achievement in the context of his theological writings.

In this Palm Sunday sermon, Alan of Lille, a late twelfth-century preacher and theologian in medieval France, compared Christ to a warrior who defeated the devil and sin on the cross. He imagined that the devil had taken the castle of humanity through the temptation of Eve and Adam’s original sin and vice.

A product of the cathedral schools that played a foundational role in the so-called Twelfth-Century Renaissance, Alan of Lille was renowned for the vast learning which earned him the title of Doctor Universalis.

His writings include many significant contributions to the development of systematic theology, but he was also the most important Latin poet of his time, the great age of .Alain of Lille [Alanus de lnsulis], d.The complaint of nature, Yale studies in English, v. 36 (), Translation of De planctu natura.

by Douglas M. Moffat. Pagination preserved in etext form. PREFACE. The connection of the De Planctu Naturae with Chaucer's Parlement of Foules and with the Roman de la Rose, the increasing frequency of references to it in works of scholarship, and its.African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical It was not known to Western scholars until the twelfth century, when it was translated three times within a span of 30 years.

(Bernard Silvester, Alan of Lille); and in methodological discussions.