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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


The New Monastic Orders

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The experiments with hermits (Ch. 3) grew into new and elaborate orders, extending throughout Christendom, and these in turn gave rise to fierce controversy with the champions of older orders. With ... More


“Let Him Kiss Me with the Kisses of His Mouth!”: Bernard and the Song of Songs

David W. Kling

in The Bible in History: How the Texts Have Shaped the Times

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195130089
eISBN:
9780199835393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130081.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the history of interpretation of the Song of Songs, with a particular attention given to Bernard of Clairvaux’s Sermons on the Song of Songs. It also considers the important ... More


The Ascetic Tradition and the Early Franciscan Outlook

Roger D. Sorrell

in St. Francis of Assisi and Nature: Tradition and Innovation in Western Christian Attitudes toward the Environment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195386738
eISBN:
9780199852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386738.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with a discussion of early Christian attitudes toward creation. It then discusses the poetic tradition, the scientific tradition, the folk-barbarian tradition, the ... More


Mystic as Fire Watcher: Thomas Merton

S.J. William Harmless

in Mystics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300383
eISBN:
9780199851560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300383.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter looks at a recent mystic, the American monk Thomas Merton (1915–1968). He was arguably the most popular spiritual writer of the twentieth century and is best known for his autobiography, ... More


The Papacy, the Church, and Monasticism

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the more than two centuries under consideration here, the Roman Church expanded very widely. At the same time it radically changed its evaluation of itself, its inner structure, its effectiveness, ... More


The Development of Eremitical Mysticism in the British Isles

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the development of eremitical mysticism in the British Isles. Focusing on the case of Peter Abelard (1079–1142), it considers the link between eroticism and mysticism. After ... More


Early Cistercian Theology in England

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter provides an overview of early Cistercian theology in England, focusing on key figures and ideas that will be important for the subsequent history of English mysticism. It begins with ... More


Masters and Monks

G.E.M. Lippiatt

in Simon V of Montfort and Baronial Government, 1195-1218

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805137
eISBN:
9780191843181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805137.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

Simon’s crusades were animated by the programme of reform advocated by the Cistercians and certain Parisian theologians. His context was permeated by the reformers, especially in his close ... More


Foundations

Sam Zeno Conedera

in Ecclesiastical Knights: The Military Orders in Castile, 1150-1330

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265954
eISBN:
9780823266968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265954.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explains the origins of the military orders, beginning with the Templars and Hospitallers, and moving on to Santiago, Calatrava, and Alcántara. It explains why the Templars were not ... More


The War against the Monks

Hugh M. Thomas

in The Secular Clergy in England, 1066–1216

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702566
eISBN:
9780191772269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702566.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

As brethren devoted to advancing a shared religion, monks and secular clerics should in theory have worked harmoniously together. Instead, there was a bitter rivalry, marked by diatribes and insults ... More


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