A Short History of Monks and Monasteries
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A Short History of Monks and Monasteries

By Alfred Wesley Wishart
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  • A SHORT HISTORY OF
  • MONKS
    • AND MONASTERIES
      • Sometime Fellow in Church History in The University of Chicago
        • 1900
      • 1900
    • Sometime Fellow in Church History in The University of Chicago
      • 1900
    • 1900
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF PORTRAITS
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • MONKS
    • AND MONASTERIES
    • I
    • MONASTICISM IN THE EAST
    • The Hermits of Egypt
    • The Pillar Saint
    • The Cenobites of the East
    • II
      • MONASTICISM IN THE WEST: ANTE-BENEDICTINE MONKS 340-480 A.D.
    • MONASTICISM IN THE WEST: ANTE-BENEDICTINE MONKS 340-480 A.D.
    • Monasticism and Women
    • The Spread of Monasticism in Europe
    • Disorders and Oppositions
    • III
    • THE BENEDICTINES
    • The Rules of Benedict
    • The Struggle against Barbarism
    • The Spread of the Benedictine Rule
    • IV
    • REFORMED AND MILITARY ORDERS
    • The Military Religious Orders
    • V
    • THE MENDICANT FRIARS
    • Francis Bernardone, 1182-1226 A.D..
    • The Franciscan Orders
    • Dominic de Guzman, 1170-1221 A.D.
    • The Dominican Orders
    • The Success of the Mendicant Orders
    • The Decline of the Mendicants
    • VI
    • THE SOCIETY OF JESUS
    • Ignatius de Loyola, 1491-1556 A.D.
    • Constitution and Polity of the Order
    • The Vow of Obedience
    • The Casuistry of the Jesuits
    • The Mission of the Jesuits
    • Retrospect
    • VII
    • THE FALL OF THE MONASTERIES
    • The Character of Henry VIII
    • Events Preceding the Suppression
    • The Monks and the Oath of Supremacy
    • The Royal Commissioners and Their Methods of Investigation
    • The Report of the Commissioners
    • The Action of Parliament
    • The Effect of the Suppression Upon the People
    • Henry's Disposal of Monastic Revenues
    • Was the Suppression Justifiable?
    • Results of the Dissolution
    • VIII
    • CAUSES AND IDEALS OF MONASTICISM
    • Causative Motives of Monasticism
    • Beliefs Affecting the Causative Motives
    • Causes of Variations in Monasticism
    • The Fundamental Monastic Vows
    • IX
    • THE EFFECTS OF MONASTICISM
    • The Effects of Self-Sacrifice Upon the Individual
    • The Effects of Solitude Upon the Individual.
    • The Monks as Missionaries
    • Monasticism and Civic Duties
    • The Agricultural Services of the Monks
    • The Monks and Secular Learning
    • The Charity of the Monks
    • Monasticism and Religion
    • APPENDIX
      • NOTE A
      • NOTE B
      • NOTE C
      • NOTE D
      • NOTE E
      • NOTE F
      • NOTE G
      • NOTE H
      • NOTE I
      • NOTE J
      • NOTE K
    • NOTE A
    • NOTE B
    • NOTE C
    • NOTE D
    • NOTE E
    • NOTE F
    • NOTE G
    • NOTE H
    • NOTE I
    • NOTE J
    • NOTE K
    • THE END
    • INDEX
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