Guibert of Nogent: Portrait of a Medieval Mind

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Psychology Press, 2002 - 304 pages
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This is a well written and valuable study of the life of a familiar but still somehow shadowy figure and an important contribution to medieval intellectual history, with insights into the meaning of the twelfth-century renaissance, the monastic mindset, the invention of psychological thought, the birth of the university, and the historiography of the Crusades.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
6
Psychology
13
PSYCHOLOGICAL SPECULATIONS
38
THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND GUIBERTS MEMOIRS
61
Theology
83
CHAPTER 5
111
THE EUCHARISTIC DISASTER
132
Understanding
173
Conclusion
202
References
217
Bibliography
279
Index
297
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Jay Rubenstein studied medieval history at the University of Oxford and the University of California at Berkeley. Currently he teaches history at the University of New Mexico.

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