Title: Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Blackwell January 2003
1405106417 / 9781405106412
Seller ID: 20090616158026
"The Emergence of Monasticism" offers a new approach to the subject, placing its development against the dynamic of both social and religious change.
First study in any language to cover the formative period of medieval monasticism.
Gives particular attention to the contribution of women to ascetic and monastic life.