Christian Monasticism

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Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1969 - Monastic and religious life - 256 pages

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

This was very interesting in showing how severely monastcism had declined in the 18th-19th centuries in Europe and how strikingly it had recovered in the 20th century until the new decline following the 1960s. Read full review

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Described by Norman Cantor as "the outstanding accomplishment in medieval studies by a Catholic in this century. It is also one of the enduring works of historical literature in the English language, placing Knowles in the pantheon with Gibbon, Macaulay, and Maitland." Read full review


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