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Unique catalog

The Forbidden Prayers Digital Library constitutes the first compilation of a set of key texts essential for understanding private devotional practices on the fringes of official piety in early modern Europe.

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To offer users a catalogue raisonné and a space for open access to texts and objects. To contribute to the recovery of a part of religious culture disrupted as a result of censorship.

Prayer Library
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The digital library forms part of the results of the FORPRAL project, Forbidden Prayers Library: Shaping Private Piety in Counter-Reformation Europe (16th-18th centuries) (H2020-MSCA-IF-2018 grant no. 839195), directed by Marcela Londoño of the Universitat Autònoma Barcelona.