'These are profound and disturbing essays, shedding enormous light on one of the deeper elements of the 'twelfth-century renaissance'. They deserve to be widely read.' Journal of Ecclesiastical History '... the book gives the reader a wonderful view of the rigors and joys of intellectual history, ripe with insights into both the mind of western thinking and as well of numerous discrete thinkers.' Sixteenth Century Journal
About the Author
Nancy Struever is Professor Emeritus at The Humanities Center, The Johns Hopkins University, USA.