“Charms”, Liturgies, and Secret Rites in Early Medieval England

"Charms", Liturgies, and Secret Rites in Early Medieval England

Since its inception in the nineteenth century, the genre of Anglo-Saxon charms has drawn the attention of many scholars and appealed to enthusiasts of magic, paganism, and popular religion. Their Christian nature has been widely acknowledged in recent years, but their position within mainstream liturgical traditions has not yet been fully recognised. In this book, … Read more