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Augustine of Hippo and his Monastic Rule

George Lawless

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267416
eISBN:
9780191683244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267416.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Rule of Augustine, very likely the oldest monastic rule with western origins, provides daily inspiration for more than 150 Christian communities. In giving an account of Augustine's distinctive ... More


The First Cycle of Sermons, 440–1

Bernard Green

in The Soteriology of Leo the Great

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534951
eISBN:
9780191715990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534951.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Leo preached about twelve sermons a year in a cycle through the Church's calendar. The first cycle, preached in 440-1, reveals both some of Leo's leading ideas but also the gaps in his thought at ... More


Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Mark S. Cladis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Cladis reflects on the nature and place of the public and private in the work of Rousseau and, more generally, in democratic society. The tension between the hopes and desires of the individual and ... More


Overcoming Moral Evil: Rousseau at the Crossroads

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Rousseau is often celebrated or cursed as an exemplar Enlightenment philosopher who declared that although humans are naturally good, society tampers with us and thereby corrupts us. Although ... More


Evading the City: The Private Path

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Explores the private path to redemption, especially as found in Rousseau's Reveries of the Solitary Walker. The public path, as discussed in ch. 7, reflects the Enlightenment hope that human ... More


Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Christopher Brooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the first full-scale look at the essential place of Stoicism in the foundations of modern political thought. Spanning the period from Justus Lipsius's Politics in 1589 to Jean-Jacques ... More


Andreas Bodenstein Von Carlstadt (1480–1541): Reformation Without “Tarrying for Anie”

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Andreas Carlstadt was an early ally of Martin Luther and a colleague on the faculty at the University of Wittenberg. Although he was committed to what appeared to be a common Augustinian theology, he ... More


Chapter Eight. Patterns of Historical Thinking in the Mendicant Orders

ANDREW JOTISCHKY

in The Carmelites and Antiquity: Mendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206347
eISBN:
9780191717055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206347.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter steps aside from the Carmelite historical narrative to examine comparable writing about the past in other religious orders in the Middle Ages. The Augustinian Hermits developed their own ... More


The Rebirth of Augustine

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter analyses the anonymous treatise Initium Ordinis Sancti Augustini, together with the works of Henry of Friemar, Nicolas of Alessandria, and Jordan of Quedlinburg to bring to light the ... More


The Religio Augustini

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter details the religious identity of the OESA, based on the imitation of Augustine and following the religio Augustini. It examines how the Hermits sought to embody Augustine as the rule ... More


Introductions

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The book introduces the 15th-century Augustinian friar, Osbern Bokenham and his collection of literary works. His little-known but substantial achievements and contributions to literature, ... More


Impolitic Bodies III: Breast, Genital, Gut, and All

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapter discusses the lives of the last three saints in Bokenham's Legendary—St. Lucy, St. Agatha, and St. Elizabeth. In this grouping, symbolisms of the breast, genital, and gut as they relate ... More


Sexual—Textual Politics

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the other type of politics—that of sex and gender—and how this is manifested in Bokenham's legendary. Examples are provided of the occurrence of such themes in the lives of the ... More


A Historical Overview

George Lawless

in Augustine of Hippo and his Monastic Rule

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267416
eISBN:
9780191683244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267416.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Three sources may be said to comprise the basic portfolio for Augustine's Rule: Regulations for a Monastery; The Rule; Reprimand to Quarrelling Nuns: Letter 211. 1–4; and Rule for Nuns: Letter 211. ... More


The Catholic Puritans: Jansenists and rigorists in France

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In France, churches exemplified a much purer Calvinist organization and discipline than that favoured by Anglican episcopalians. The divisions within the French Catholic Church were obscured, in ... More


Early Modern French Thought: The Age of Suspicion

Michael Moriarty

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261468
eISBN:
9780191718649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261468.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is an examination of three major French thinkers of the 17th-century — Descartes, Pascal, and Malebranche — of whom the latter two are comparatively little studied in the English-speaking ... More


Conclusion

MICHAEL MORIARTY

in Early Modern French Thought: The Age of Suspicion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261468
eISBN:
9780191718649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261468.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Charles Taylor uses the term ‘disengagement’ to describe Descartes's epistemological stance, and the break with ordinary experience it involves. The previous chapters show how the thought of Pascal ... More


Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Eric Leland Saak

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The term ‘Augustinianism’ has been used by scholars for over a century to refer to trends in medieval philosophy, theology, and politics, which had a major effect on the transformations of European ... More


Architecture and Sculpture, 1169–1603

Edwin C. Rae

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: ecclesiastical reforms of the eleventh and twelfth centuries: Cistercian monasticism; the Cistercian monastery; Augustinian canons and their monasteries; ... More


A Renaissance of Augustinianism?

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter argues for a historical renaissance of Augustine, the origins of which are to be found in the religo-politics of the Order of Hermits of St Augustine, and particularly in the works of ... More


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