Authors: Marina Benedetti - Maria Luisa Betri
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|argument:||History of the Franciscan Order - Church History - Religious History|
|pages:||XVI - 600|
Grado Giovanni Merlo.
The volume contains essays on the history Religious, Franciscan history and modern history that the authors wanted to offer Grado Giovanni Merlo.
It is a gift from some people who were with him have worked and shared at different stages ideas, projects and discussions: a friendly gift subtle texture and weave of everyday life, the closeness and distance, of fabrics existential, cultural and intellectual - of course not exhaustible in these few pages - evident in the variety of contributions from specialists in different fields: many fragments of a diverse group in which diversity is always wealth.
Grado Giovanni Merlo teaches History of Christianity at the University of Milan. President of the International Society of Franciscan Studies, is co-founder of the "Notebooks of religious history," director of "Franciscana. Bulletin of the International Society of Franciscan Studies ", a member of the Steering Committee of the" historical Italian Magazine "and the Scientific Committee of many magazines including" Franciscan Studies "and the" Bulletin of the Waldensian Studies Society. "Editor of the series "Studies of the history of Christianity and of the Christian Churches" of the Department of History and the Historical Archive of the University of Milan. His research has focused primarily religious history of Francis of Assisi and the Franciscan Order, and inquisitors of medieval heretics and, in particular, the Waldensians. Among the many publications: Heretics and Inquisitors in the society of the fourteenth century Piemontese, Turin, Claudiana, 1977; medieval heretics and heresies, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1989; Around Brother Francis. Four studies, Milan, Franciscan Library Editions, 1993; Against the Heretics. Coercion to Orthodoxy before the Inquisition, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1996, in the name of St. Francis. History of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor and until the beginning of the sixteenth century, Padua, EFR - Franciscan Publishing, 2003; Witches, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2006; Inquisitors and Inquisition of the Middle Ages, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2008.