The Emergence of Monasticism

The Emergence of Monasticism

From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages

Book - 2000
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The Emergence of Monasticism offers a new approach to the subject, placing its development against the dynamic of both social and religious change.

First study in any language to cover the formative period of medieval monasticism.
Gives particular attention to the contribution of women to ascetic and monastic life.
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2000
ISBN: 9780631134633
Branch Call Number: BR195.M65 D86 2000
Characteristics: vii, 280 p. ; 24 cm


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