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A Short History Of Monks And Monasteries

Auhtor: Alfred Wesley Wishart

Language: english

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Review by M. Erb, July 2005


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Short History Of Monks And Monasteries':

... three miles long and one broad, lying west of Scotland. Many kings of Scotland were crowned here on a stone which now forms a part of the British ...
... orders were raised to the priesthood to fill the ranks depleted by war. These promoted clerks were previously required to separate from their wives, ...
... much splendid, chivalrous courage and magnificent energy should be expended in trying to prevent a structure from falling, which, it seems, could not ...
... he means rather the irresponsible self-infliction of the wounds. He says: As he [Francis] was a most superstitious and fanatical mortal, it is ...
... to stop the crusade. In a few instances he seems to have interceded with the crazed soldiery for the lives of women and children. But he did not oppose ...
... time he succeeded in securing a verdict in his favor. The hostility to Ignatius and his work forms a strange parallel to the bitter antagonism which ...
... sect conclusively shows that some of the elements of Christian monasticism existed in the time of Jesus, not only in Palestine but in other countries. ...
... any security, it was because common sense and common humanity restrained men from doing what the order of Jesus assured them they might with ...
... or amend all errors, heresies, abuses, offences, contempts, and enormities, which fell under any spiritual authority or jurisdiction. The ...
... he came down from the mountain that they might see him. Urged to prolong his stay he refused, saying, Fishes, if they lie long on the dry land, ...
... more like a spectre than a living man. His cell was only five feet high, a little lower than his stature. Some carried weights equal to eighty or ...
... lesson do the hermitages, the monasteries, the cave temples, the discipline and austerities of the religious East teach the world? Renunciation. The ...
... were crystallizing. The barbarian was to lay the foundations of great cities and organize powerful commonwealths out of wild but victorious tribes. ...
... Have all in all endured as much, and more Than many just and holy men, whose names Are register'd and calendared for saints. ...
... upon labor. Benedict came before the world saying: No person is ever more usefully employed than when working with his hands or following the ...
... Short History of Monks and Monasteries The Cenobites of the East We cannot linger with these hermits. I pass now to the ...
... We watch the progress of order and rule out of chaos. We see monasteries grow up around damp caves and dismal huts. We behold Simeon praying among ...
... to the inspiration of classic models. Our attention must now be transferred from Jerome to the high-born Roman matrons, who laid off their silks ...
... heard Jesus address the angels: Martin, as yet only a catechumen has clothed me with his garment. After leaving the army he became a hermit, and, ...
... of this monastery fourteen years. His time was occupied in establishing other cloisters, perfecting his rule, and preaching. Many stories are ...