Wandering, Begging Monks

Wandering, Begging Monks

Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

eBook - 2002
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An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th centuries. This study explores this type of Christian poverty and the challenge it posed for episcopal authority.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780520928503
0520928504
9781417523313
141752331X
9781597349840
1597349844
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 325 pages) : map
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