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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


Easter and the Passover Moon

Alden A. Mosshammer

in The Easter Computus and the Origins of the Christian Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543120
eISBN:
9780191720062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543120.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

Jesus was crucified at the time of the Passover. Passover is observed on the 14th day of the first month, when the springtime crop is ripe. In a lunar calendar, the 14th day of the month is a full ... More


“To live happily and in peace within…their enclosure”: Changing Relationships among Bishops, Abbesses, and Nuns, 1772–1792

Margaret Chowning

in Rebellious Nuns: The Troubled History of a Mexican Convent, 1752-1863

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182217
eISBN:
9780199850532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182217.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After Phelipa de San Antonio and her allies' power within the convent had been minimized, abbesses and bishops attempted to find ways for the nuns in the La Purísima convent to be content or at least ... More


New Creations

Honey Meconi

in Hildegard of Bingen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In this chapter Hildegard’s presumed output before Liber vite meritorum is discussed, including Scivias, her correspondence, Physica, Cause et cure, the Lingua ignota and Litterae ignotae, the Gospel ... More


Theorizing Transitional Justice

Pablo De Greiff

in Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines a normative conception of transitional justice, focusing on the UN Secretary General's Report, “The Rule of Law and Transitional Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict ... More


The Rule of the Savior

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/9780195166286.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This section presents a translation of the Rule of St. Birgitta’s monastic order, known as the Rule of the Savior (Regula Salvatoris). Revealed to St. Birgitta at an early stage in her spiritual life ... More


Schemas, Exemplars, and the Treasure Trove of Memory

Robert O. Gjerdingen

in Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

One of the purposes of music training in the old conservatories was to stuff the students’ memories full of useful musical patterns. Psychologists often use the term “schema” to describe structured ... More


New Rules: The Agrestius Affair and the Regula Benedicti

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/9780190858001.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers changes in Columbanian monastic practices that arose with growth and expansion. Agrestius, a renegade monk, accused the deceased Columbanus and his practices of being ... More


Arriving in Lutyens’s Delhi

Kaushik Basu

in An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Moving from the ivory tower of academe to frontline policymaking for a large and complex economy, with hardly any advance notice, can be a harrowing experience. But it is also an opportunity for ... More


Christian Virtue and “Meta-virtues”

Gifford A. Grobien

in Christian Character Formation: Lutheran Studies of the Law, Anthropology, Worship, and Virtue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198746195
eISBN:
9780191808784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746195.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

The new character of the life in union with Christ and formed in the worship of the Church nourishes the fundamental virtues of faith and love. Having established the theological underpinnings of the ... More


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