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The Religious

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The vitality to be found among monks and nuns in the nineteenth century was less in the historic orders than in small groups gathered for particular purposes of prayer, promotion of a particular ... More


‘Generous Eve’ and the Echoes of Reform

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

If the changes in Irish material are best explained as a response, albeit an ambivalent and resistant one, to reform ideas flourishing beyond its shores, there are further enquiries to be made. First ... More


Study at University

Alan Coates

in English Medieval Books: The Reading Abbey Collections from Foundation to Dispersal

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207566
eISBN:
9780191677724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207566.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The teaching provided in the monasteries would have been supplemented for more able monks by study in the schools and universities. The Benedictines' enthusiasm for university study in general, and ... More


Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Ulrich L. Lehner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of early modern monasticism with its cultural and intellectual vigor as well as the plurality of religious Enlightenments are gaining increasing attention among historians. This book ... More


Introduction

Laurence Lux-Sterritt

in English Benedictine Nuns in Exile in the Seventeenth Century: Living Spirituality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110022
eISBN:
9781526124227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110022.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introduction provides an overview of the historiography of English Catholicism in the early modern period and highlights the absence, until recently, of substantial academic work on the place ... More


Divine love, an emotional panacea?

Laurence Lux-Sterritt

in English Benedictine Nuns in Exile in the Seventeenth Century: Living Spirituality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110022
eISBN:
9781526124227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110022.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The clerical documents written to guide the English Benedictines in their spiritual progress urged them to control human or ‘terrene’ emotions. Yet such discourse was balanced by what John Corrigan ... More


Around Chaucer: Clerics, Comedy, and Monarchy

Nick Havely

in Dante’s British Public: Readers and Texts, from the Fourteenth Century to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199212446
eISBN:
9780191789472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212446.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

The book’s first chapter traces a century-long itinerary, relating the activities of four highly mobile clerics in disseminating ideas about Dante from c.1350 to c.1450. A Sicilian Franciscan, ... More


Holy Cross Benedictine Monastery

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Holy Cross Benedictine Monastery in Rostrevor. It describes how Holy Cross became the first Benedictine monastery to be established on the ... More


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