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Observations on the Divine Office in the Rule of the Master

Joseph Dyer

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Over twenty chapters of the monastic Rule of the Master (early 6th century) are devoted to the organization of the Office. The two separate descriptions of the Office contained in the Rule are ... More


 Celibacy in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism

John Powers

in Celibacy and Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306316
eISBN:
9780199867721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306316.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The historical Buddha insisted on celibacy for monks and nuns because suffering was caused by ignorant craving and because sexual relations encouraged attachment to the world. Both functioned as ... More


Pachomius

William, S.J. Harmless

in Desert Christians: An Introduction to the Literature of Early Monasticism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162233
eISBN:
9780199835645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162234.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Pachomius (c.292–346) is often (and somewhat inaccurately) singled out as the founder of cenobitic monasticism, that is, of monks living in organized communities. He established in Upper Egypt a ... More


The Merovingian Cloister

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An analysis is made of the attitude of the early Merovingians towards monasticism in Gaul, of what they did to further it, and of the nature of monasticism in these times. The topics discussed ... More


Buddhist Ordination as Initiation Ritual and Legal Procedure

Ute Hüsken and Petra Kieffer-Pülz

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Currently the Chinese Dharmaguptaka tradition is the only living Buddhist tradition in which women can undergo full ordination. Yet, within the two other two surviving monastic Buddhist traditions ... More


The Ancient Rules of Shenoute's Monastic Federation

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161223
eISBN:
9781617970450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the rules and policy statements that occur in all of the books of Shenoute's Canons. The corpus now amounts to more than five hundred rules, that is, short passages that seem to ... More


The Canons of Our Fathers: Monastic Rules of Shenoute

Bentley Layton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199582631
eISBN:
9780191747465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582631.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book provides a resource for the history of Christian monasticism. It contains the full translation of a newly discovered set of very ancient monastic rules, together with the original text in ... More


Disputing Columbanus’s Heritage: The Regula cuiusdam patris: (with a Translation of the Rule)

Alexander O'Hara

in Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190857967
eISBN:
9780190857998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857967.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the Regula cuiusdam patris, a Columbanian monastic Rule from the seventh century, in the context of the disputes sourrounding Columbanus’s legacy that arose following his death. ... More


Eight Legislative Texts and a Letter

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/9780198267416.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter observes how unraveling the entanglements of the textual labyrinth become more difficult because identification of Augustine as author of a monastic rule occurs for the first time in the ... More


Introduction

Renie S. Choy

in Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790518
eISBN:
9780191834486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790518.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter introduces the problem of the distinction between monasticism as a pure ascetic spiritual discipline, and eighth- and ninth-century Carolingian monasticism as a powerful and public ... More


Monastic Experience and Monastic Rules

Bentley Layton

in The Canons of Our Fathers: Monastic Rules of Shenoute

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199582631
eISBN:
9780191747465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582631.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter leaves aside the structure of the institution (discussed in Chapter 3) and considers the personal experience of a single inhabitant who lived in such a monastic world. It looks at the ... More


Conflicting Visions of Community: The Legacy of Columbanus

Alexander O'Hara

in Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190858001
eISBN:
9780190858032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858001.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter approaches Columbanus’s writings and monastic philosophy as a source for Jonas. Jonas remained silent on some issues that were important to Columbanus—calculating the date of Easter, ... More


The Corpus of Monastic Rules

Bentley Layton

in The Canons of Our Fathers: Monastic Rules of Shenoute

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199582631
eISBN:
9780191747465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582631.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the nature of monastic rules that are included in the corpus, in Part 2 of this work. These rules are mostly excerpted from a work by Shenoute entitled Canons. A much smaller ... More


The road to protection

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/9781526127723.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the historical and conciliar framework of monastic exemption, with a particular interest in tracing its formation and development between the fifth and eighth centuries. Such a ... More


The “Completely Pleasing” Exegesis on the Vinaya

Maria Heim

in Voice of the Buddha: Buddhaghosa on the Immeasurable Words

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190906658
eISBN:
9780190906689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906658.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that Buddhaghosa understood the Vinaya as demonstrating the unfolding nature of the Buddha’s omniscient ken because it shows how he was able to anticipate the future. It does so ... More


Monastic Transmission: Cases Reflecting Mythology, Monasticism, and Succession

Steven Heine

in Zen Koans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839734
eISBN:
9780824868901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839734.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Zen first emerged in China as a renegade spiritual movement located in the southern area, far from the halls of power, which used shocking teaching methods and found itself positioned on the fringes ... More


Early Buddhism: Three Baskets of Dharma

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834661
eISBN:
9780824870713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834661.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter investigates Buddhist understandings of dharma in the three baskets of the early Buddhist canon, taking them as an intentional organization of three different understandings of dharma ... More


Extravagant Revelations

Denis Searby

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, Volume 4: The Heavenly Emperor’s Book to Kings, The Rule, and Minor Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195166286
eISBN:
9780190247515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166286.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This section presents a translation of the supplementary revelations, known in Latin as Revelationes extravagantes. For a number of reasons these texts were omitted from the central corpus of the ... More


Transplantations: How Émigré Monks Overcame Midcentury Challenges

Steven Heine

in From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190637491
eISBN:
9780190637538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637491.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 tracks the challenges of adaptation and accommodation that the major pioneering monks dealt with after returning to Japan and establishing their monasteries in Kyoto and other regions for ... More


The Story of Dharmaruci

Jonathan A. Silk

in Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830908
eISBN:
9780824868987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830908.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents what must represent the source of the story of Mahādeva in the tale of Dharmaruci, as found in the Divyāvadāna, a collection of Buddhist stories transmitted separately from ... More


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