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Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical Thought: A Study in the History of Casuistry

Author(s) By Emily Corran (Junior Research Fellow, Junior Research Fellow, St John's College, Oxford).
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198828884
Practice Area Legal history
Format Hardback
Pages 224
Published in United Kingdom
Published 27 Sep 2018
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£59.40

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This book investigates questions on lying and perjury as they were discussed in the Middle Ages, showing that while the word for this practical moral theology - casuistry - was not invented until the Renaissance, the practice of this genre of medieval academic thought was widespread, especially in works produced for priests hearing confessions.

Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical Thought: A Study in the History of Casuistry - ISBN 9780198828884

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