Monasticism

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200 by Scott G. Bruce
English | October 18th, 2007 | ASIN: B000SK0D7C, ISBN: 0521123933, 0521860806 | 226 pages | MOBI | 1.21 MB

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism explores the rationales for religious silence in early medieval abbeys and the use of nonverbal forms of communication among monks when rules of silence forbade them from speaking.

The The Western Tradition: I.B.Tauris History of Monasticism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Aug. 3, 2016
The The Western Tradition: I.B.Tauris History of Monasticism

Andrea Janelle Dickens, "The The Western Tradition: I.B.Tauris History of Monasticism"
English | ISBN: 1848853769 | 2016 | 336 pages | PDF | 6 MB
Power and Religion in Merovingian Gaul: Columbanian Monasticism and the Frankish Elites

Power and Religion in Merovingian Gaul: Columbanian Monasticism and the Frankish Elites by Yaniv Fox
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1107064597 | 365 pages | PDF | 2,2 MB

This study is the first to attempt a thorough investigation of the activities of the Columbanian congregation, which played a significant role in the development of Western monasticism. This was a new form of rural monasticism, which suited the needs and aspirations of a Christian elite eager to express its power and prestige in religious terms.

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at March 29, 2014
Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (repost)

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism) by James A. Benn, Lori Meeks and James Robson
English | ISBN: 0415489776, 041550144X | 2009 | 248 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

The area of Buddhist monasticism has long attracted the interest of Buddhist studies scholars and historians, but the interpretation of the nature and function of monasteries across diverse cultures and vast historical periods remains a focus for debate. This book provides a multifaceted discussion of religious, social, cultural, artistic, and political functions of Buddhist monasteries in medieval China and Japan.

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at April 15, 2012
Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice

James A. Benn, Lori Meeks and James Robson, "Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice"
English | ISBN: 0415489776, 041550144X | 2009 | 248 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB
Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200 (Repost)

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | ISBN: 0521860806 | edition 2007 | PDF | 226 pages | 1,3 mb

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism explores the rationales for religious silence in early medieval abbeys and the use of nonverbal forms of communication among monks when rules of silence forbade them from speaking. After examining the spiritual benefits of personal silence as a form of protection against the perils of sinful discourse in early monastic thought, this work shows how the monks of the Abbey of Cluny (founded in 910 in Burgundy) were the first to employ a silent language of meaning-specific hand signs that allowed them to convey precise information without recourse to spoken words.

The Letters of St. Antony: Monasticism and the Making of a Saint  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lout at June 6, 2010
The Letters of St. Antony: Monasticism and the Making of a Saint

The Letters of St. Antony: Monasticism and the Making of a Saint By Samuel Rubenson
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers 1995 | 260 Pages | ISBN: 0800629108 | PDF | 50 MB

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at June 13, 2017
Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (repost)

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism) by James A. Benn, Lori Meeks and James Robson
English | ISBN: 0415489776, 041550144X | 2009 | 248 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

The World of Medieval Monasticism : Its History and Forms of Life  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at March 13, 2017
The World of Medieval Monasticism : Its History and Forms of Life

The World of Medieval Monasticism : Its History and Forms of Life
by Gert Melville
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0879072636 | 347 Pages | ePUB | 4.79 MB

This book surveys the full panorama of ten centuries of Christian monastic life.
"Hermits and the New Monasticism: A Study of Religious Communities in Western Europe 1000-1150" by Henrietta Leyser

"Hermits and the New Monasticism: A Study of Religious Communities in Western Europe 1000-1150" by Henrietta Leyser
MacMil Press | 1984 | ISBN: 0333325834 1349175897 0312369999 | 143 pages | PDF | 12 MB

This is a concise survey of the literature-on a critical slice of Western religious history. The eremitism of the eleventh and twelfth centuries is usually a sub-topic in the history of monasticism; it has never before been the topic of an entire book in English.