Medieval Monasticism: Forms of Religious Life in Western Europe in the Middle Ages / Edition 3

Medieval Monasticism: Forms of Religious Life in Western Europe in the Middle Ages / Edition 3

by C. H. Lawrence, C. Lawrence
     
 

Hugh Lawrence's book ranges right across Europe and the Middle East as well as reconstructing the internal life, experience and aims of the medieval cloister, he also explores the many-sided relationships between the monasteries and the secular world from which they drew recruits. This Third Edition contains new thoughts and perspectives throughout.See more details below

Overview

Hugh Lawrence's book ranges right across Europe and the Middle East as well as reconstructing the internal life, experience and aims of the medieval cloister, he also explores the many-sided relationships between the monasteries and the secular world from which they drew recruits. This Third Edition contains new thoughts and perspectives throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582404274
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/23/2000
Series:
Medieval World Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. The call of the desert.2. The rule of St Benedict.3. Wandering saints and princely patrons.4. England and the continent.5. The emperor and the rule.6. The age of cluny.7. The cloister and the world.8. The quest for the primitive.9. The Cistercian model10. The new monasticism versus the old.11. A new kind of knighthood.12. Sister or handmaids.13. The Friars.14. Epilogue: The individual and the community.

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