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Author Barclay, Katie,
Title Caritas : neighbourly love and the early modern self / Katie Barclay.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2021.
Edition First edition.

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Author Barclay, Katie,
Series Emotions in history
Emotions in history.
Subject Neighborhoods -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Neighborhoods -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century.
Neighborliness -- Scotland -- History.
Sociology, Urban -- Scotland -- History.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 217 pages).
Edition First edition.
Note This edition also issued in print: 2021.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Caritas, a form of grace that turned our love for our neighbour into a spiritual practice, was expected of all early modern Christians, and corresponded with a set of ethical rules for living that displayed one's love in the everyday. Caritas was not just a willingness to behave morally, to keep the peace, and to uphold social order however, but was expected to be felt as a strong passion, like that of a parent to a child. This book explores the importance of caritas to early modern communities, introducing the concept of the 'emotional ethic' to explain how neighbourly love become not only a code for moral living but a part of felt experience.
Audience Specialized.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Oxford Scholarship Online, viewed May 3, 2021).
ISBN 9780192638519 (electronic bk.)
0192638513 (electronic bk.)
9780191904677 (ebook)
0191904678
9780192638502 (electronic bk.)
0192638505 (electronic bk.)
0198868138
9780198868132
OCLC # 1237770443
Additional Format Print version : Barclay, Katie. Caritas. First edition. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2021 0198868138 (OCoLC)1158493678



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