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作者 Burger, Michael, 1962-
書名 Bishops, clerks, and diocesan governance in thirteenth-century England : reward and punishment / Michael Burger
出版項 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9781107022140 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  BR750 B954 2012    在架上    30530001132497
 文哲所  248.41 B954    在架上    30580003093783
說明 xvii, 313 p. ; 24 cm.
附註 "This book investigates how bishops deployed reward and punishment to control their administrative subordinates in thirteenth-century England. Bishops had few effective avenues available to them for disciplining their clerks and rarely pursued them, preferring to secure their service and loyalty through rewards. The chief reward was the benefice, often granted for life. Episcopal administrators' security of tenure in these benefices, however, made them free agents, allowing them to transfer from diocese to diocese or even leave administration altogether; they did not constitute a standing episcopal civil service. This tenuous bureaucratic relationship made the personal relationship between bishop and clerk more important. Ultimately, many bishops communicated in terms of friendship with their administrators, who responded with expressions of devotion. Michael Burger's study brings together ecclesiastical, social, legal and cultural history, producing the first synoptic study of thirteenth-century English diocesan administration in decades. His research provides an ecclesiastical counterpoint to numerous studies of bastard feudalism in secular contexts"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Part I. The Problem. 1. Introduction -- 2. Dangers of service -- Part II. Rewards and Punishments. 3. The benefice for service and as benefit -- 4. Benefices and security of tenure -- 5. Pensions -- 6. Other rewards -- 7. Punishment -- Part III. Consequences. 8. Patronage hunger -- 9. Continuity and discontinuity of service -- 10. Affection and devotion -- 11. Conclusions: culture and context
主題 England -- Church history -- 1066-1485
Benefices, Ecclesiastical -- England -- History
Church polity
Church discipline
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