Monasticism: A Very Short Introduction

Monasticism: A Very Short Introduction

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Monasticism is a social and religious phenomenon which originated in antiquity and which still remains relevant in the twenty-first century. But what, exactly, is it, and how is it distinguished from other kinds of religious and non-religious practice? In this Very Short Introduction Stephen J. Davis discusses the history of monasticism, from our earliest evidence for it, and the different types which have developed from antiquity to the present day. He considers… (more)

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Publisher: OUP Oxford (January 12, 2018)

Collection: Very Short Introductions

Format: EPUB

Page count: 144 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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