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Edward Murray Peters (born 21 May 1936), is an emeritus professor of University of Pennsylvania who specialized in the religious and political history of early Europe. He has done in-depth research regarding heresy, repression and the limits and treatment of intellectual inquiry in the low middle ages. He has also done deep research on historiography criticising, improving and reviewing the methods that traditional historiography has applied to the low medieval time period.[1][2]

PublicationsEdit

  • Europe and the Middle Ages, Pearson, 2003[3]
  • Witchcraft in Europe, 400-1700: A Documentary History, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000[4]
  • The First Crusade: "The Chronicle of Fulcher of Chartres" and Other Source Materials, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998[5]
  • Torture, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996[6]
  • Inquisition, University of California Press, 1989[7]
  • Heresy and Authority in Medieval Europe, University of California Press, 1980[8]
  • The Magician, the Witch, and the Law, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978[9]
  • Christian Society and the Crusades, 1198-1229: Sources in Translation, including "The Capture of Damietta" by Oliver of Paderborn, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1971[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McGaha, Michael (1989). «Review of Inquisition». Journal of the American Academy of Religion 57 (2): 424-427
  2. ^ University of Pennsylvania. Edward Peters. Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emeritus
  3. ^ Peters, Edward (2004). Europe and the Middle Ages . Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN 9780130967725.
  4. ^ Kors, Alan Charles; Peters, Edward (2001). Witchcraft in Europe, 400-1700: A Documentary History. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0812217519.
  5. ^ Peters, Edward (1998). The First Crusade: "The Chronicle of Fulcher of Chartres" and Other Source Materials. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0812216563.
  6. ^ Tomás y Valiente, Francisco (1987). «Review of Torture». The Journal of Modern History 59 (4): 804-806.
  7. ^ MacKay, Angus (1990). «Review of Historia de la Inquisición en España y America... ; Inquisition». The Journal of Modern History 62 (2): 411-414.
  8. ^ Peters, Edward (1980). Heresy and Authority in Medieval Europe. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0812211030.
  9. ^ Peters, Edward (1978). The Magician, the Witch, and the Law. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0812211014
  10. ^ Peters, Edward (1971). Christian Society and the Crusades, 1198-1229: Sources in Translation, Including "The Capture of Damietta" by Oliver of Paderborn . University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0812210247