By Maureen M. O'Brien,Hugh Feiss,Ronald Pepin
The interval among 1025 and 1150 was once a time of creativity and new beginnings in monastic lifestyles. Robert of los angeles Chaise-Dieu and Stephen of Obazine proven very winning monastic households within the neighboring areas of the Auvergne and Limousin respectively. l. a. Chaise-Dieu turned the pinnacle of an unlimited Benedictine congregation; Obazine had a few dependencies. With them it joined the Cistercian Order in 1147. The saintly lives of those founders, mentioned via close to contemporaries and the following translated into English for the 1st time, spread out opposed to a backdrop of political unrest and lawlessness. whereas devoting themselves to monastic lifestyles in response to the guideline of St. Benedict, those groups served the terrible and uprooted. either reformer priests are versions and proposal for our period, which too demands creativity and new beginnings.
Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB, (Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID), a consultant in twelfth-century faith, has translated a number of books for Cistercian publications.
Dr. Maureen M. O 'Brien, an assistant professor of historical past at St. Cloud country college, is a expert within the background of los angeles Chaise-Dieu and has edited numerous books for Cistercian Publications.
Ronald E. Pepin obtained his PhD from Fordham college. His contemporary translations comprise The Vatican Mythographers (Fordham collage Press, 2008) and Anselm & Becket (PIMS,2009).
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Lives Of Monastic Reformers, 1: Robert of La Chaise-Dieu and Stephen of Obazine (Cistercian Studies) by Maureen M. O'Brien,Hugh Feiss,Ronald Pepin