Emergence of Monasticism by Marilyn Dunn
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Emergence of Monasticism
By Marilyn Dunn

The Emergence of Monasticism

from the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages

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Emergence of Monasticism by Marilyn Dunn

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The Emergence of Monasticism offers a new approach to the subject, placing its development against the dynamic of both social and religious change. * First study in any language to cover the formative period of medieval monasticism. * Gives particular attention to the contribution of women to ascetic and monastic life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405106412
ISBN-10: 1405106417
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 154mm x 16mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn is a graduate of Edinburgh University and a Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow. She has published work on religious and Byzantine history.

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