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The Early Dominicans: Studies In Thirteenth-Century Dominican History (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought)

The Early Dominicans: Studies In Thirteenth-Century Dominican History (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought)

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R. F. Bennett
Cambridge University Press
Edition: Reissue, 12/19/2013
EAN 9781107632073, ISBN10: 1107632072

Paperback, 202 pages, 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm
Language: English

Originally published in 1937, this book was based upon the author's Hulsean Prize winning essay for 1934. The text presents a series of studies regarding the history of the Dominican Order during the thirteenth century, with analysis of its key figures, structural elements, theological approach and relationship with the broader context of the period. Appendices and detailed notes are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the Dominican Order and the history of Christianity.

1. Introductory - Europe in 1200
2. St Dominic
3. Poverty
4. Learning
5. The Dominican preacher
6. The preacher's congregation
7. The sermons
8. The Dominican order in its relations with the surrounding world
9. Signs of decay
10. Authority and the constitution
Appendix I. Procul a domo
Appendix II. Additional evidence regarding poverty
Appendix III. Sermons and the mass
Abbreviations and authorities
Index.