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Picture: In public places

01 August 2014

Dominicans preaching in an outdoor pulpit and hearing confession in the piazza, by Girolama da Padova (1515). From Preaching, Building, and Burying: Friars in the medieval city, by Caroline Bruzelius (Yale, £35 (£31.50); 978-0-300-20384-4). Friars, the book maintains, took the Church outdoors to laymen, which altered their relationship with the Church, and transformed the growth and development of urban spaces

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