Augustine of Hippo and His Monastic Rule
- Oxford : Clarendon, 1991.
1 online resource (xix, 185 p.)
- Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo. Regula.
Monasticism and religious orders -- Rules -- History -- To 1500.
Augustinians -- Rules.
- The Rule of Augustine, very likely the oldest monastic rule with Western origins, provides daily inspiration for more than 150 Christian communities. This study traces the development of Augustine's monastic ideal, largely shaped by Graeco-Roman philosophical and rhetorical influences.
- Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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0191683248 (ebook) :
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