Cistercian


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Cistercian

a. a member of a Christian order of monks and nuns founded in 1098, which follows an especially strict form of the Benedictine rule
b. (as modifier): a Cistercian monk
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Two of his better-known works, The Cistercian Way and Teach Us to Pray, enrich many a monastic library.
Lester's Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne, the project to re-frame the dominant (and largely gender-blind) narrative of the Cistercian order's foundations is substantially advanced.
The Cistercians protected it until the monastery was suppressed during the Reformation.
Saints Jerome and Ambrose, and then later, in a Cistercian context, Bernard of Clairvaux, interpreted this verse as a reference to M ary and her virginity.
Drs Fawcett and Oram have served Melrose well, restoring Scotland's premier Cistercian abbey to its rightful place in terms of its architecture and history.
CERTAIN PEOPLE ARE SQUEAMISH about the topic of sex even if they are actually having gross Sadean heaps of it; certain others are unabashed, brazen potty mouths and porn junkies even if their personal lives run more to Cistercian monasticism than to Xaviera Hollander's Puerto Rican vacation.
Montreal -- The oldest Cistercian monastery in Canada, in Oka, Quebec, is about to relocate.
Cistercian monks in southern Poland hope to become the country's first distributors of an ale brewed from a 17th century recipe.
Its name, Hore Abbey, refers to the color gray, which was the characteristic shade of robes worn here when it was a Cistercian Abbey.
The pupils are children of locals who work for Cistercian monks at a monastery which has drawn tourists to the island of 55 inhabitants.
Sheppard, The Buildwas Books: Book Production, Acquisition and Use at an English Cistercian Monastery, 1165-c.
Augustine's recognition that "God is more intimate to me than I am to myself" finds a contemporary analogue in this Cistercian monk's reminder: The most significant voyage of discovery is "to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves.