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  • Record Number: 5666
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Pol , Frank van der.
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  • Title: The Book of Hours from the Sisters of Saint Agnes in Kampen: A Spiritual Guide for a Community of Worship [The author focuses on the community of the sisters of Saint Agnes, a female house of tertiaries, who were influenced by the Devotio Moderna. From their book of hours, he concentrates on two offices, the "Office of All Saints" and the "Office of Saint Agnes." The various experiences associated with death and dying are emphasized. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Spirituality renewed: studies on significant representatives of the Modern Devotion.  Edited by Hein Blommestijn, Charles Caspers, and Rijcklof HofmanStudies in spirituality. Supplement. 2003.  Pages 169 - 192.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Books of Hours Death Devotio Moderna, Spiritual Movement Franciscan Order- Tertiaries Kampen, Overijssel, Netherlands- Sisters of Saint Agnes, a House of Tertiaries Manuscripts Prayer Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Kampen, Archief Onze Lieve Vrouwe- of Buitenkerk, inv. nr. 2190. This book of hours dates from around 1475. It begins with a calendar of saints' feast days. Prayers for the canonical hours of the day follow.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Theologische Universiteit van de Gereformeerde Kerken
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9042913274
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