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Hugo, Les Miserables, translated by Isabel F. Hapgood. * * * Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, translated by Constance Garnett. * * * J. S. Mill, On Liberty. * * * Bentham on Asceticism, [at the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy].
John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion: Of Vows; the miserable entanglements caused by vowing rashly I. Of vows in general, sec. 1-8. II. Of monastic vows, and specially of the vow of celibacy, sec. 8-21. Translated by Henry Beveridge.
Monastic Topics at the Catholic Encyclopedia, [at the Order of St. Benedict]. * * * A Glossary on Asceticism. * * * A Chronology of Medieval Europe. * * * Reference Materials for Iberian History. * * * Monastic Art and Architecture, by R. H. Martindale. * * * Medieval Cities, Bruges and Florence, by Dr. Richard Ingersoll, Rice University.
Some chapters on Western monasticism at Philip Hughes' History of the Church. * * * Monasticism in the Orthodox Church, by Rt. Rev. Maximos E. Aghiorgoussis, Th.D., Bishop of Pittsburgh.
The Church in Crisis: A History of the General Councils: 325-1870, by Philip Hughes. * * * A chapter on monasticism at the History of the Orthodox Church, by Aristeides Papadakis, [at the Orthodox ministry Access].
Christianity in Gaza, [at the EcoleInitiative]. * * * The Military Orders: Teutonic Knights, Chronological Table Of Events, by Eric Opsahl, 1996 [at ORB Online Encyclopedia]. * * * The Waldensian Movement From Waldo to the Reformation; A Research Paper, by Dennis H. McCallum.
Work Is Prayer: Not!, by Terrence Kardong, [at the Order of St. Benedict]. * * * Radegund of Poitiers, by Onnie Duvall, Utah Valley State College, April 1995, [at ORB Encyclopedia: Online Essays. Radegund supported the Rule of Caesarius of Arles).
The Origins of Christian Self-Flagellation.
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to the Jesus Prayer, by H.R.H. Princess Ileana of Romania.
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