The Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages
Copyright © 2000, 2003 by Marilyn Dunn
Editor(s): Marilyn Dunn
Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631134633
Online ISBN: 9780470754580
About this Book
The Emergence of Monasticism offers a new approach to the subject, placing its development against the dynamic of both social and religious change.
- First study in any language to cover the formative period of medieval monasticism.
- Gives particular attention to the contribution of women to ascetic and monastic life.