Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Medieval Popular Religion, 1000-1500: A Reader” as Want to Read:
Medieval Popular Religion, 1000-1500: A Reader
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Medieval Popular Religion, 1000-1500: A Reader (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures #2)

by
4.11  ·  Rating Details ·  28 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Comprising a variety of translated documents from the 11th to the early 16th centuries John Shinners' book demonstrates the rich diversity of religious life led by people in medieval Western Europe.
Paperback, Second Edition, 556 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by University of Toronto Press (first published May 20th 1997)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Medieval Popular Religion, 1000-1500, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Medieval Popular Religion, 1000-1500

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 88)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Mike
Jun 24, 2014 Mike rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, history
An excellent collection of primary sources, but at more than 500 pages, it is something to graze in rather than attempt to read straight through. I particularly liked reading the "commonplaceplace book" of a reeve (where he records various facts, legends, and other bits of information, including dirty jokes and proverbs) and an account of St. Gwinefort, a greyhound which was unjustly slain by his master, and in recognition of his martyrdom the locals began to honor him as a saint, eventually dev ...more
JJ
Mar 19, 2011 JJ rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book in college as a HUST major. I have reread it since then, and it is one of five books that I keep on my bookshelf on display.
Christine
Jun 06, 2014 Christine marked it as to-read
There are some interesting connections between Santa Muerte and medieval popular saints.
Miss S
Miss S rated it really liked it
Jul 16, 2016
Rebecca
Rebecca marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2016
Ptolemy
Ptolemy marked it as to-read
May 15, 2016
Alex
Alex marked it as to-read
May 03, 2016
Charlotte Fraser
Charlotte Fraser marked it as to-read
Apr 23, 2016
Thomas Schweim
Thomas Schweim rated it really liked it
Apr 15, 2016
Susan
Susan rated it it was amazing
May 17, 2016
Elizabeth Morgan
Elizabeth Morgan marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2016
Petronia
Petronia rated it it was amazing
Feb 17, 2016
Steve
Steve marked it as to-read
Feb 11, 2016
Dalton Blue
Dalton Blue marked it as to-read
Feb 10, 2016
Joanne McPortland
Joanne McPortland marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2016
Thomas
Thomas rated it it was amazing
Jan 25, 2016
Frank
Frank marked it as to-read
Jan 19, 2016
XUN XING
XUN XING marked it as to-read
Jan 19, 2016
chirantha
chirantha rated it really liked it
Jan 09, 2016
Michelle Norton
Michelle Norton is currently reading it
Dec 11, 2015
Tchipakkan
Tchipakkan marked it as to-read
Dec 01, 2015
Chelsea
Chelsea rated it really liked it
Nov 10, 2015
Caroline
Caroline marked it as to-read
Sep 01, 2015
Irena
Irena added it
Aug 25, 2015
Mister
Mister marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2015
Stephanie
Stephanie marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2015
Ronald Hobbs
Ronald Hobbs rated it really liked it
May 31, 2015
Charlie Wesley
Charlie Wesley marked it as to-read
May 26, 2015
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
John R. Shinners is a professor of Humanistic Studies at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame (IN).
More about John Shinners...

Other Books in the Series

Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures (1 - 10 of 15 books)
  • Carolingian Civilization: A Reader
  • Charlemagne's Courtier: The Complete Einhard (Readings in Medieval Civilizations & Cultures #3)
  • Medieval Saints: A Reader
  • From Roman to Merovingian Gaul: A Reader
  • Medieval England, 1000-1500: A Reader
  • Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages: A Reader
  • The Crusades: A Reader
  • The 'Annals' of Flodoard of Reims, 919-966 (Readings In Medieval Civilizations and Cultures)
  • Gregory of Tours: The Merovinigans
  • Medieval Towns: A Reader

Share This Book