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Abbots and Priors as Administrators

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 19340 words.

This chapter investigates the role of the superior in the administration of his monastery. The abbot was accorded almost absolute power over monastic affairs in the Benedictine Rule, but...

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Abbots and Priors in Public Life

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 20812 words.

This chapter examines the public role of late medieval superiors. By tracing these activities in various contexts—duties for religious order, diocesan administration, high ecclesiastical...

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Abbots and Priors in their Community

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 22680 words.

This chapter considers the internal role of the late medieval superior. The abbot of the Benedictine Rule was to be the spiritual father of his monks, but by the later Middle Ages the...

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The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale.

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 480 pages.

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of...

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Acceptio personarum: Justice, Favours, and Merit

Nicole Reinhardt.

in Voices of Conscience

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 11687 words.

Acceptio personarum (‘respect of person’), a sin against distributive justice, was one of the most controversially debated royal sins around 1600. The concept as developed by...

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Affinities, Associations, and Projects of Charity

Alison Forrestal.

in Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 11541 words.

Chapter 10 assesses the ways in which de Paul carried his preference for communal performance of Christian acts of piety and morality into associations that he did not found, promote, or...

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African Meanings and European-African Discourse

Peter Mark.

in Religion and Trade

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 13426 words.

Ivory vessels or “salt cellars” carved in West Africa during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries reflect communication and commerce between Europeans and Africans. Religious...

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Alternative Visions of the Teresian Heritage

Barbara B. Diefendorf.

in Planting the Cross

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 8351 words.

The chapter shows how, within a year after the Discalced Carmelites of Teresa of Avila’s reform were founded in France, opinions diverged on just what constituted an authentic Teresian...

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The Arrival of Catholic Missionaries 1511–1600

Tara Alberts.

in Conflict and Conversion

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 9111 words.

This chapter traces the arrival of Catholic missionaries in Southeast Asia in the sixteenth century and the development of the complex jurisdictional situation under which they operated....

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Assessments of Conversion Potential

Tara Alberts.

in Conflict and Conversion

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 21728 words.

The arrival of European traders and missionaries into these complex regional and international networks of exchange excited a variety of responses. Chapter III examines in detail the...

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