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A bibliography of resources available through the Holy Cross Libraries which provide additional information related to “Crusades and Crusaders,” a lecture by Kevin Madigan '82, held at the College of the Holy Cross on March 23, 2017.

Professor Madigan explains what the Crusades were and explores how Crusaders viewed themselves as pilgrims on an armed expedition undertaken for Christ, authorized by the Pope, who were given full remission of their sins. He also traces the historiography of the Crusades in the 19th and 20th centuries to lay context for decision of the Holy Cross student body in 1925 to adopt Crusaders as their moniker.

His talk is one of the Deitchman Family Lectures on Religion and Modernity.

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Christianity | European History | History of Christianity | History of Religion | History of Religions of Western Origin | Islamic World and Near East History | Library and Information Science | Medieval History | Military History

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The Crusades and the Crusaders (Library Resources)