The Prayer Life of Peasant Communities in Late Medieval Sweden : A Contrast of Ideals and Practices

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This study examines elaborate prayer practices among peasant communities in late medieval Sweden. The work focuses on the perspectives of ideals and practices, namely the standards of prayer, devotional prayer, and prayer in times of need and prayer cultures.


  • Viktor Aldrin
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Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Philosophy, Ethics and Religion


  • laity, Middle Ages, devotion, prayer
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdwin Mellen Press
Number of pages211
ISBN (Print)978-0-7734-1543-0, 0-7734-1543-2
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Publication categoryResearch
Externally publishedYes

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Stephan Borgehammar, 2011, [Host publication title missing]. Edwin Mellen Press, p. i-iii

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