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Between The Judean Desert And Gaza: Asceticism And The Monastic Communities Of Palestine In The Sixth Century, Austin Mccray Apr 2020

Between The Judean Desert And Gaza: Asceticism And The Monastic Communities Of Palestine In The Sixth Century, Austin Mccray

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

The dissertation focuses on the religious culture of Christian monasticism in sixth-century Palestine. Rather than see the monastic communities of the Judean Desert, just to the east of Jerusalem, and those around Gaza as two independent monastic regions, as much scholarship has done, the dissertation focuses on the common threads that can be seen in the monastic teachings and idealized ascetic practices in the literature of the area. This dissertation reveals ways to redefine the boundaries between the monastic communities of Palestine during the sixth century as well as emphasizes the continuities between the monks of the Judean Desert and ...


Religious Culture Of The Crusader Kingdoms, Veronica Eva Szoke Jan 2020

Religious Culture Of The Crusader Kingdoms, Veronica Eva Szoke

Honors Program Theses

The geography of the crusader states cultivated their unique religious culture, which developed from the mix of Catholic and Holy Land traditions into a distinct combination that did not exist anywhere else in the medieval world.


The Chimerae Of Their Age:Twelfth Century Cistercian Engagement Beyond Monastic Walls, Daniel J. Martin Jan 2014

The Chimerae Of Their Age:Twelfth Century Cistercian Engagement Beyond Monastic Walls, Daniel J. Martin

Pomona Senior Theses

One of the great paradoxes of the medieval period is the Albigensian Crusade (1209-1225), in which monks of the Cistercian Order took an active and violent role in campaigning against the heretics of the Languedoc. Why, and how, did this order officially devoted to prayer and contemplation become one of the prime orchestrators of one of medieval Europe’s most gruesome affairs? This thesis seeks to answer that question, not by looking at the crusading Cistercians themselves, but at their predecessor Bernard of Clairvaux, who—I will argue—made the Albigensian Crusade possible by making it permissible for monks to ...


The Persistence Of Late Antiquity: Christ As Man And Woman In An Eighth-Century Miniature, Felice Lifshitz Dec 2004

The Persistence Of Late Antiquity: Christ As Man And Woman In An Eighth-Century Miniature, Felice Lifshitz

Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

No abstract provided.


Eleanor Of Aquitane And The Quarrel Over Medieval Women's Power , Constance H. Berman Mar 2004

Eleanor Of Aquitane And The Quarrel Over Medieval Women's Power , Constance H. Berman

Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

No abstract provided.


Announcements, No.24 1997 Sep 1997

Announcements, No.24 1997

Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

No abstract provided.


A Previously Unknown Epitaph Of St. Robert Of Turlande, Founder Of The Abbey Of La Chaise-Dieu, George Beech Dec 1993

A Previously Unknown Epitaph Of St. Robert Of Turlande, Founder Of The Abbey Of La Chaise-Dieu, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.


The Abbey Of Saint-Maur, The Abbey Of St. Jouin-De-Marnes,, George Beech Dec 1966

The Abbey Of Saint-Maur, The Abbey Of St. Jouin-De-Marnes,, George Beech

George T. Beech

No abstract provided.