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- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00
The Anglo-Saxon scholar ∆lfric composed an important set of Latin liturgical instructions for his fellow monks. This book contains a new edition of the Latin text with a critical apparatus, and the only complete English translation, along with a commentary and substantial introductory chapters. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 43.00
This is the first of two volumes, which together form a catalogue of abbots and priors, abbesses and prioresses, of English and Welsh monastic houses between 940 and 1377. First published in 1972, it is now reissued with substantial additions and corrections by Professor C. N. L. Brooke. more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
A unique insider's account of day-to-day life inside a Tibetan monastery, The Sound of Two Hands Clapping reveals to Western audiences the fascinating details of monastic education. Georges B. J. Dreyfus, the first Westerner to complete the famous Ge-luk curriculum and achieve the distinguished title of geshe, weaves together eloquent and moving... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
Pilgrims in the deserts of Egypt and the holy land during the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. often reported visiting holy people as part of their tours of holy places. This is the first comprehensive study of pilgrimage to these famous ascetics of late antique Christianity. more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 204.00
This volume offers a new synthesis of Franciscan education, showing the dynamic development of the Franciscan school network. Also discussed is the relationship between the medieval universities and the study programmes offered to Franciscan students. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 199.00
This volume includes a collection of essays of scholars from several disciplines and focuses on the art produced for the Franciscans in Italy from the 13th to the 15th century. They contain a wide range of subject matter (fresco, panel, stained glass window) and a variety of approaches. more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 129.00
This volume contains fifteen contributions on diverse aspects of twelfth-century moral thought, including monastic morality, (proto-)scholastic virtue ethics, the conception of virtue in various socio-political contexts and ethical traditions in Islamic and Jewish philosophy. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 64.99
From meditation and fasting to celibacy and anchoritism, the ascetic impulse has been an enduring and complex phenomenon throughout history. Offering a sweeping view of this elusive and controversial aspect of religious life and culture, this book examines the ascetic impulse. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 98.99
This title offers a complete annotated translation of the 'Fengdao Keije', accompanied by three introductory chapters that outline the development of Daoist organisations, discuss the date and compilation of the work, and introduce key issues of terminology and world view. more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 224.00
Meister Eckhart spent some twenty years in the Dominican convent in Erfurt. Although in recent years the great significance of Meister Eckhart?s time in Erfurt has become increasingly more evident, Eckhart research has on the whole devoted less attention to his years in Erfurt than to his time in Paris, Strasbourg and Cologne. The present volume of... more...