By D. Catherine Brown
Pastor and Laity within the Theology of Jean Gerson explores the pastoral educating of 1 of Europe's such a lot influential churchmen of the early 15th century. Chancellor of the college of Paris from 1395 to 1429, Gerson is perhaps top identified for his actions in the direction of finishing the nice Schism. yet at the back of his public existence lay a deep trouble for the religious welfare of the folk. via an exam of Gerson's sermons and writings for the laity, and of his many works giving tips to bishops and parish clergymen approximately their roles as pastors, preachers and confessors, the e-book throws gentle on what the overdue medieval, pre-Reformation Church used to be instructing the laity, and likewise on well known spiritual mentality within the interval. the subjects handled diversity from concerns of excessive theological import comparable to justification, predestination and mysticism to the seven capital sins and all their branches, the artwork of preaching, girls, marriage and youngsters.
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