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8) The mendicants had also been the leaders in the confession-manual industry since the early thirteenth century, and Chaucer himself is known to have made substantial use of the Dominican summae in the Parson's Tale.
Banez's solution to this problem is well known [see Scholastica commentaria in primam partem Summae theologiae S.
00--Having tried his hand at several Socratic dialogues, Peter Kreeft now turns to the form of dialogical writing employed by the Scholastics of the late Middle Ages, namely, the question-article, objection-answer-reply format that can be found in the great summae.
Canon 21 of the Fourth Lateran Council, held back in 1215, had mandated annual confession and receipt of Communion (preferably at Easter) as a minimum for all Christians, while enacting harsh penalties against any priest who might break the seal of the confessional; one hundred years later, the tradition of Summae confessorum and the growth of local statues mandating even more frequent confession continued to emphasize the importance of this sacrament.
Thomae Aquinatis Doctoris Angelici Summae Theologiae cura et studio Sac.
His three different summae artis dictaminis offer model letters for various legal situations but not for weddings, as is evident in the subject titles published in Kristeller, 1951.
Michael Haren treads in the familiar footsteps of William Pantin and Leonard Boyle in providing a thumbnail sketch of the development of pastoral manuals and confessional summae which he relates to medieval "class structure" (estates).
The textual record of Augustine's sermons or books functions in a very different way from the textual record of Aquinas's Summae or from Luther's writings or from conciliar statements, and even more so from contemporary writing.
Casoni's Della magia follows in the tradition of medieval and later summae, from Cassiodorus's Institutiones to Gregor Reisch's Margarita philosophica (1503).
Explicatio connexionis et ordinis totius Summae Theologiae D.
39] For d'Urfe as for Ficino in his summae of the Phaedrus, the Dryads and Naiads "[preside] over [the] generation and growth of subsequent written text," [40] though d'Urfe seeks to deny the value of writing.