Renna, Thomas Books

About the author: Thomas Renna is professor of history at Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan. He received his PhD in medieval history from Brown University, and has published two books and over 90 scholarly articles on intellectual history. He has lectured on Jerusalem throughout the US, Europe, and Israel. His translation of the Life of St. Margaret of Cortona will appear in 2002.

Conflict Between the Papacy and the Holy Roman Empire During the Early Avignon Era, 1300-1360
2013 0-7734-4473-4
A valuable book presenting readers with an overarching view of the literature produced during a time of intense conflict between the papacy and secular rulers just before and during the Avignon Papacy from 1300-1360 A.D. Implicit in the discussions is the question of the nature of the Church itself and its role in society.

Jerusalem in Medieval Thought, 400-1300
2002 0-7734-7175-8