Monasteries and monastic orders : 2000 years of Christian art and culture /

How did the monks, nuns and hermits live? What rules did they agree to obey? To what extent were they able to uphold those ideals in reality? What was the relationship between the monasteries and wordly authorities? And what was the source of the power that the religious orders were able to exercise...

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Main Author: Krüger, Kristina.
Other Authors: Toman, Rolf.
Format: Book
Language: English
German
Published: [Königswinter] : H.F. Ullmann c2008.
Edition: English ed.
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Call Number: 206.57 KRU
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