— VII. The Crusades and the Late Medieval Church


VII. The Crusades and the Late Medieval Church:

— A. Online Resources

– Br. Jovan Weismiller at the Traditian Order: The Crusades: Re-Thought or Re-Written?
– Strange Notions: The Crusades: Urban Legends and Truth;
Thomas A Kempis: The Imitation of Christ
– Traditian Order: No Tradition Without Mystics;
– Traditian Order: Fourth Sermon For the Feast Of Corpus Christi by Johannes Tauler;
Eleonore Villarrubia at Catholicism.org: The Black Legend

— B. Books

Suggested so far:
– St. Catherine of Genoa. The Life and Doctrine of Saint Catherine of Genoa
– St. Catherine of Siena. The Dialogue*
= Eadmer. Vita Sancti Anselmi (Life of St. Anselm)*
– St. Bernard of Clairvaux. On Loving God*
– St. Thomas Aquinas. Summa Theologica, On Prayer and the Contemplative Life
– St. Hildegard of Bingen. Scivias, Liber Vitae Meritorum (Book of the Rewards of Life)
– Julian of Norwich. Showings.
– The fiction series Knightfall on History about the Templars teaches little tradition but may give some a feel for the age.

To be continued . . .