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Christian ethics

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Cordiale, possibly by Gerard van der Vlyderhoven

Identifier: MS 113/ff. 265v-304r
Scope and Contents This section contains 'Cordiale', 'For the Heart', also called 'De Quatuor Novissimis' ('Of the Four last Things') in the list of contents. The author of this text is not known for certain, but it probably was Gerard van der Vlyderhoven, Procurator of the House of the Order of Teutonic Knights at Utrecht in the years 1380-96. The 'four last things' refer to Death, Judgment, Eternal Glory, and Hell. The present text starts with...
Dates: c 1444-1445

Excerpts from the Summa Rosella casuum, the Summa Angelica and the Summa Silvestrina, early 16th century

Identifier: MS 114/ff. 100r-311v
Contents This section of the manuscripts gathers a series of excerpts on the sacraments (for example, on confession, absolution, the anointing of the sick, etc.) and on the seven deadly sins, drawn from three important handbooks of moral theology. These handbooks contain a series of rules and several examples of the correct application of provisions of canon law.The work most cited in the manuscript is the Rosella casuum, which was written by the Franciscan friar...
Dates: Majority of material found within early 16th century

MS 102: Collection of letters and sermons by Augustine of Hippo, Bernard of Clairvaux, Jerome, Ambrose, and others, 15th century

Identifier: MS 102
Contents This manuscript contains a collection of 71 letters and sermons by Augustine of Hippo, Bernard of Clairvaux, Jerome, Ambrose, and others. The letters treat different ethical and theological topics. The collection seems to have circulated under the name of Epistolae Agustini (Epistles of Augustine) in the Late Middle Ages. However, the authorship of some of Augustine’s letters has been questioned. In this edition, the three last...
Dates: 15th century