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Religious books from or regarding the medieval and renaissance periods:
 

Gary Macy
Treasures from the Storeroom
Medieval Religion and the Eucharist 

This volume belongs on the shelf of any medievalist or student of theology - it is perhaps more enlightening for the 21st century than for the 13th century climate, since the pluralism of the latter was far more genuine and intelligent. Its humour and insight make it a pleasant dose of originality - and it is the first comprehensive study I've seen of this area. Special attention to the Franciscan theologians (who, in England particularly, were quite extraordinary - even Aquinas looks bland next to Bonaventure and Duns Scotus.) 

Julian of Norwich : Mystic and Theologian
Grace Jantzen
Excellent background of Julian's theology, time and place.
 

The Satisfied Life : Medieval Women Mystics on Atonement
Jane Ellen McAvoy
Interesting treatment of the theology of atonement and its application in the lives and writings of vastly different mystics.

Augustine Through The Ages: An Encyclopedia 
Allan Fitzgerald(Editor), et al 

The Cloud of Unknowing
Anonymous - definitive work on mysticism from the Middle Ages - incredibly beautiful

The English Mystics
Tarjie Park
Rich sampler of Julian of Norwich, Walter Hilton, the Cloud of Unknowing, and other mystics of the fourteenth century - plus an introductory history, brief but excellent, which is more enlightening than volumes on the subject.

Ladder of Perfection (Penguin Classics)
by Walter Hilton, Leo Sherley-Price
Ascetic Theology with great pastoral emphasis, from a lawyer-turned- priest of the 14th century.

Martin Luther : The Christian Between God and Death 
Richard Marius 

St. Francis of Assisi
G. K. Chesterton

Scripta Leonis, Rufini Et Angeli Sociorum S. Francisci 
The Writings of Leo, Rufino and Angelo,
Companions of St. Francis 
Rosalind B. Brooke (Editor)

The De Brailes Hours : Shaping the Book of Hours
in Thirteenth-Century Oxford
by Claire Donovan

The Eadwine Psalter : Text, Image, and Monastic Culture in Twelfth-Century Canterbury 
by Margaret Gibson, T. A. Heslop, Richard W. Pfaff

Medieval Women Monastics : Wisdom's Wellsprings
Miriam Schmitt (Editor), et al

The Reformation
Will Durant
Readable, thorough and insightful treatment, ranging from the 13th through 17th centuries, and through eastern and western Europe.

The Cistercian World : 
Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century 
Pauline Matarasso (Translator)

Julian of Norwich's Showings : From Vision to Book 
by Denise Nowakowski Baker

The Monastic and Religious Orders in Britain 1000-1300 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) 
Janet Burton 

The Life and Text of Julian of Norwich
The Poetics of Enclosure 
by M. Diane F. Krantz

The Revelation of Divine Love in Sixteen Showings 
Made to Dame Julian of Norwich (Triumph Classics)

Praying With the Saints : 
Julian of Norwich & Francis of Assisi
Jerry Moye
Largely devotional - a bit "workbook" for my tastes, but well set out for those who love some structure.

Saint Thomas Aquinas/the Dumb Ox
G. K. Chesterton

Treatise on the Virtues 
Saint Thomas Aquinas 

Ethica Thomistica : 
The Moral Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas
Ralph M. McInerny

The Romance of Reason : 
An Adventure in the Thought of Thomas Aquinas 
by Montague Brown

Three Treatises by Martin Luther

Here I Stand : A Life of Martin Luther
Roland Herbert Bainton 

Christian Humanism and the Reformation :
Selected Writings of Erasmus 
by John C. Olin (Editor)

Dialogue Concerning Heresies
Thomas More

-More medieval & renaissance religious works



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