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The Challenge of a New Lifestyle

Ulrich L. Lehner

in Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the changes in the life styles of the monks and refutes the thesis that there existed a shortage of religious vocations during the 18th century. Among the most important changes ... More


The Education of Maurice de Guérin

Carol E. Harrison

in Romantic Catholics: France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452451
eISBN:
9780801470592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452451.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the education of Maurice de Guérin, following him through his years as a boarding pupil at the Catholic Collège Stanislas in Paris. Maurice was sent by his father to the elite ... More


Runaway Monks

Ulrich L. Lehner

in Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Runaway monks deserve the interest of historians because they constitute a real chapter in the history of a the monastery, namely one about dissent. Also, the individual reports of these escapees ... More


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