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Woman under monasticism

Lina Eckenstein

Woman under monasticism

chapters on saint-lore and convent life between A.D. 500 and A.D. 1500.

by Lina Eckenstein

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Convents.,
  • Monasticism and religious orders for women -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4200 .E3 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination496 p.
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5880248M
    LC Control Number63011028

    Woman under monasticism: chapters on saint-lore and convent life between A.D. and A.D. UW-Madison TEI edition, March 3, Source: Eckenstein, Lina, d. Woman under monasticism: chapters on saint-lore and convent life between A.D. and A.D. Cambridge: University Press, xv, p. View Full Header of the Electronic.   Medieval Monasticism traces the Western Monastic tradition from its fourth century origins in the deserts of Egypt and Syria, through the many and varied forms of religious life it assumed during the Middle Ages. Hugh Lawrence explores the many sided relationship between monasteries and the secular world around them. For a thousand years, the great monastic houses and religious orders .

    monasticism (mənăs´tĬsĬzəm, mō–), form of religious life, usually conducted in a community under a common ic life is bound by ascetical practices expressed typically in the vows of celibacy, poverty, and obedience, called the evangelical icism is traditionally of two kinds: the more usual form is known as the cenobitic, and is characterized by a completely. Monasticism, institutionalized religious practice or movement whose members attempt to live by a rule requiring works beyond those of either the laity or the ordinary spiritual leaders of their religions. First applied to Christian groups in antiquity, the term now denotes similar practices in other religions.

    Abstract: There has long been a tendency among monastic historians to ignore or marginalize female participation in monastic life, but recent scholarship has begun to redress the balance, and the great contributions made by women to the religious life of the Middle .   Most anchorites were anchoresses: the most famous is Julian of Norwich (), whose Revelations of Divine Love is the first book in English to have been written by a woman. Monastic .


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