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Imagine Thomas More’s cell in the Tower of London, what he calls his “shop,” and his books, what he refers to as his “implements.” In such a shop and with these tools, More produces his “goods,” among which we count his De Tristitia Christi. What are these “implements” that More values so much?

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The article examines the sources of More's De Tristitia and his attitude towards martyrdom.

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This page is a summary of: From Thomas More’s Workshop: De Tristitia Christi and the Catena aurea, Logos A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, January 2015, Project Muse,
DOI: 10.1353/log.2015.0038.
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