Steele, FJ Books

Dr. FJ Steele obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Oxford in English Literature with a thesis on Medieval Literature.

Towards a Spirituality for lay-active life in Middle English Religious literature from the Thirteenth Century to the Fifteenth
1996 0-7734-4212-X
Based on extensive manuscript research in British Libraries, a close reading of the relevant primary sources, and a wide survey of the secondary literature, presents much new evidence for the engagement of the laity in the Christian life. It reveals that in the 13th - 15th centuries the development of a lay spirituality emerged that has been largely ignored to date.