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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?
Why is it important?
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,
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