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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.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-206-2
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: May 12,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 177
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-206-2
$158.00
$94.80

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.

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.

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Alan of Lille

Gillian Evans

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS (page 5)
  • INTRODUCTION (page 9)
  • NOTES TO INTRODUCTION (page 16)
  • THE AUTHOR'S PREFACE (page 21)
  • CHAPTER I: ON PREACHING (page 22)
  • CHAPTER II: ON DESPISING THE WORLD (page 28)
  • CHAPTER III: ON DESPISING ONESELF (page 32)
  • CHAPTER IV: AGAINST GLUTTONY (page 36)
  • CHAPTER V: AGAINST DISSIPATION (page 40)
  • CHAPTER VI: AGAINST AVARICE (page 44)
  • CHAPTER VII: AGAINST SLOTH (page 48)
  • CHAPTER VIII: AGAINST ENVY (page 52)
  • CHAPTER IX: AGAINST ANGER (page 55)
  • CHAPTER X: AGAINST PRIDE (page 58)
  • CHAPTER XI: ON DESPISING WORLDLY FEARS (page 61)
  • CHAPTER XII: ON DESPISING THE THINGS OF THIS WORLD AND ON THE HOPE OF HEAVENLY THINGS (page 64)
  • CHAPTER XIII: OF SPIRITUAL SORROW (page 67)
  • CHAPTER XIV: OF SPRITUAL JOY (page 70)
  • CHAPTER XV: ON PATIENCE (page 72)
  • CHAPTER XVI: ON OBEDIENCE (page 78)
  • CHAPTER XVII: ON PERSEVERANCE (page 82)
  • CHAPTER XVIII: ON MERCY (page 85)
  • CHAPTER XIX: ON JUSTICE (page 89)
  • CHAPTER XX: ON THE LOVE OF GOD (page 92)
  • CHAPTER XXI: ON THE LOVE OF ONE'S NEIGHBOR (page 96)
  • CHAPTER XXII: ON PEACE (page 100)
  • CHAPTER XXIII: ON PRUDENCE (page 103)
  • CHAPTER XXIV: ON FORTITUDE (page 107)
  • CHAPTER XXV: ON TEMPERANCE AND MODERATION (page 110)
  • CHAPTER XXVI: AGAINST LOQUACIOUSNESS AND WAGGING TONGUES (page 112)
  • CHAPTER XXVII: AGAINST LYING (page 116)
  • CHAPTER XXVIII: AGAINST SLANDER (page 118)
  • CHAPTER XXIX: EXHORTATION TO PRAYER (page 121)
  • CHAPTER XXX: ON REMORSE OR CONTRITION (page 125)
  • CHAPTER XXXI: ON THE CONFESSION OF SINS (page 129)
  • CHAPTER XXXII: OF REPENTANCE OR SATISFACTION (page 132)
  • CHAPTER XXXIII: ON ALMSGIVING (page 134)
  • CHAPTER XXXIV: ON FASTING (page 137)
  • CHAPTER XXXV: INSTRUCTION IN WATCHFULNESS (page 140)
  • CHAPTER XXXVI: EXHORTATION TO LEARNING (page 143)
  • CHAPTER XXXVII: ON HOSPITALITY (page 146)
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII: THAT PREACHING SHOULD BE PERFORMED BY PRELATES (page 148)
  • CHAPTER XXXIX: TO WHOM PREACHING SHOULD BE DELIVERED (page 152)
  • CHAPTER XL: TO SOLDIERS (page 155)
  • CHAPTER XLI: TO ORATORS, OR ADVOCATES (page 158)
  • CHAPTER XLII: TO PRINCES AND JUDGES (page 160)
  • CHAPTER XLIII: TO CLOISTERED RELIGIOUS (page 162)
  • CHAPTER XLIV: TO PRIESTS (page 166)
  • CHAPTER XLV: TO THOSE WHO ARE MARRIED (page 169)
  • CHAPTER XLVI: OF WIDOWS (page 171)
  • CHAPTER XLVII: TO VIRGINS (page 172)
  • ABBREVIATIONS (page 177)