The New Monastic Orders

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy

Published in print July 1991 | ISBN: 9780198269250
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600708 | DOI:

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 The New Monastic Orders

Show Summary Details


The experiments with hermits (Ch. 3) grew into new and elaborate orders, extending throughout Christendom, and these in turn gave rise to fierce controversy with the champions of older orders. With the new orders came a new (and arguably more oppressive) pattern of landowning.

Keywords: Bernard of Clairvaux; Carthusians; Cistercians; landownership; Premonstratensians

Chapter.  10850 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.