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The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

David Fergusson and Mark W. Elliott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Straddling over a millennium of theological work, these essays explore the beginnings of Scottish theology from the time of the Columban church through monasticism to the era of medieval ... 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


Commemorating Power in Early Medieval Saxony: Writing and Rewriting the Past at Gandersheim and Quedlinburg

Sarah Greer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850137
eISBN:
9780191884580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850137.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the function of convents as memorial centres in early medieval Saxony as expressed in the historical texts written for and by these institutions. In the early medieval world, how ... More


The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II: From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

David Fergusson and Mark Elliott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759348
eISBN:
9780191819896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759348.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This second volume in The History of Scottish Theology comprises 29 essays ranging from the early Enlightenment to the end of the ‘long nineteenth century’. Attention is devoted to key doctrinal and ... More


The Medieval Monastic Paradox

John Willinsky

in The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226487922
eISBN:
9780226488080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488080.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The medieval paradox which occupies this chapter concerns the monastic system of the Latin West in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages. It begins with the scholarly bursts of activity associated ... More


Introducing the New Monasticism

Steven Vanderputten

in Monastic Reform as Process: Realities and Representations in Medieval Flanders, 900-1100

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451713
eISBN:
9780801468117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451713.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on The “New Monasticism” of Lotharingia, which propagated a dichotomous vision of the monastic world. It consists of a large group of ordinary monks, whose service to society was ... More


Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Felice Lifshitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of the intellectual culture of the women’s monasteries of the Main Valley during the eighth century, with a particular focus on Karlburg and Kitzingen. It is based on an analysis ... More


Monasticism and Pilgrimage in the Sinai

Walter D. Ward

in Mirage of the Saracen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283770
eISBN:
9780520959521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283770.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter covers the spread of Christian monasticism in the Sinai and the growth of pilgrimage to the region. By the later half of the fourth century, several churches and numerous monastic sites ... More


Introduction

Kriston R. Rennie

in Freedom and protection: Monastic exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127723
eISBN:
9781526138736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127723.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The history of monastic exemption in France gives witness to a rich and lively institutional story of freedom and protection. This opening chapter frames the subject, its historiographical ... More


Fear: The Maze in Canyonlands and John of the Cross

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

It’s one thing to wake up in the middle of the night to an imagined terror. It’s another thing to be wide awake and feel the hand of fear creeping up your spine. Camping alone one winter night ... More


Holy Folly: Aravaipa Canyon and Thomas Merton

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0026
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The trip didn’t make sense at the time. Most backpacking trips don’t. There are always more pressing things to do. We didn’t have the time or the money, but we went anyway. Sometimes you just gotta ... More


Funerary Archaeology

Eric A. Ivison

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers an introduction to the study of the funerary archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia from ca. AD 400 to 1100. After introducing the sources and taking account of the history of ... More


The Risk-Taking Character of Wilderness Reading

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Spiritual reading can be dangerous. I’m not talking about the devotional pabulum you find in most religious bookstores, but the truly risky stuff—from H?fez and Eckhart to Toni Morrison and Oscar ... More


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