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By Alexander Murray

The word "Suicide and the center a long time" appears like a contradiction. used to be existence too brief besides, and the Church too disapproving, to confess suicide? and the way is the historian imagined to discover? In addressing those questions Alexander Murray takes the reader on a awesome odyssey via medieval legislations, social lifestyles, literature, and faith. He examines a variety of suicides and explores how the dwelling reacted to them--a subject that may be tested in additional element in Volumes II and III of this masterly trilogy.

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