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Directing Souls

Moshe Sluhovsky

in Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter follows the history of the ancient monastic practice of the direction of souls from its inception to early modern Catholicism. It argues that this monastic practice started to gain ... More


Symeon the New Theologian in the Context of the Studite Monastic Tradition

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The monastery of Stoudios played a decisive role in the life of Symeon the New Theologian. It represented a new kind of urban monasticism in comparison with early Christian monasteries, whether ... More


Particularity and Polemic (ii): Quietism

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The second part of this bipartite enquiry looks at the movement known as Quietism. This is above all associated with its principal exponent, Madame Guyon, whose works are examined. It looks at the ... More


Johannes-libelli

ANNETTE VOLFING

in John the Evangelist and Medieval German Writing: Imitating the Inimitable

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246847
eISBN:
9780191714597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246847.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter deals with the Johannes-libelli: six hitherto unpublished manuscripts containing material relating to John (sermons, treatises, miracles, and translations of his texts), dating from the ... More


Tradition and Creativity in the Construction and Reading of the Philokalia

J. L. Zecher

in The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390261
eISBN:
9780199932931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the nature of spiritual fatherhood in Symeon the New Theologian and the dangers for the ancient and modern church.


To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

J. Michelle Molina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing on the connections between the history of Western subjectivity and early modern European colonialism, this book explores how the idea of “self” emerged in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century ... More


The Influences of College Experiences on Religious Vocations

Thu T. Do

in Pathways to Religious Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190878153
eISBN:
9780190878184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878153.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents different aspects of college environment that had an impact on men’s and women’s religious vocation while they were in college. Based on CARA studies from 2012 and 2014 in which ... More


The Great Old Men of Gaza: Learning to Die through Obedience

Jonathan L. Zecher

in The Role of Death in the Ladder of Divine Ascent and the Greek Ascetic Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724940
eISBN:
9780191792458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724940.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter argues that the Gazan Fathers—Barsanuphius, John, and their disciple Dorotheus—expanded and nuanced the memory and practices of death in accordance with their personal emphases on ... More


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