Five Centuries of Religion, Volume 3

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CUP Archive, 1936 - 747 pages
 

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xxvii
INTRODUCTION AIM AND SCOPE OF THIS WORK
xxxiii
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MONASTICISM
1
MONKS AND PERSONAL SALVATION
3
Potentialities of monasticism in the modern world 6 The problem
9
THE SCHOOL OF THE EUCHARIST
15
The characteristic manifestation of Christianity during the dark
18
Appreciative accounts easily accessible 20 Need for counter
26
The abbey of Fleury 238 Miracles of healing 241 Saintly help
244
Power of local magnates 247 Feeling of security within
259
The struggle for clerical celibacy 262 The Consuetudines Vetustae
281
His relations with Abailard His real greatness 283 Early life
293
CLAIRVAUX 300314
300
love the secret of his success 308 His temptations and weak
312
Causes of declinė 315 The fault lies in the system 317 External
321
Admission of novices Food 329 Labour
331

Popular demonology absorbed by the Church 29 Great power
40
HELL AND PURGATORY 6777
67
Salvation only for the few 67 Undercurrent of revolt against
75
The precept of silence 79 Frequent evasions 86 Monachi
97
It is the popular medieval conception which mainly concerns
116
THE MASS CONTINUED 124137
124
The Mass and the monks 124 Neglect indifference and irreve
135
THE MOTHER OF GOD 138154
143
To what extent can we speak of Mariolatry? 138 The Church
144
Mary popularly exalted above Christ to all practical purposes
150
Official encouragement of Mariolatry 155 Her beauty
159
Feminine characteristics 162 Yet despair and indifference were
171
WOMEN AND THE FAITH 174197
174
Low status of medieval woman 174 Low ideal of marriage
194
Early life 198 At Monte Cassino 201 Prominence of the devil
203
Commonsense its characteristic 208 Quasimilitary obedience
210
Rigorous discipline
217
the Cluniac
230
A CISTERCIAN FOUNDATION 335342
335
Art restricted 340 Relics
342
Early years at Cologne 343 Corruption of that city 345 Motives
351
Ailred of Rievaulx 355 Bickerings within the cloister
361
Dangers of apostasy 365 Reality of the devil 368 Hélinand
372
Comparative excellence of the Order 375 Desire for fleshfood
378
sciousness of rest
384
Contemporary records 386 An acquisitive society 389 Indul
396
Intercourse with women rigorously prohibited 398 Progressive
411
Wealth brings decay 417 Neglect at Meaux 419 Pittances
421
Hired labourers 425 Money and morals
429
Modern doctrinal developments 430 Exclusive character
437
PEZII PRAEFATIO
517
MEDIEVAL PURITANISM
529
WOMEN AND WITCHCRAFT
541
MONKS AND BATHS
551
PATRON SAINTS
557

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