The Resource An unintended order : the centrality of character and circumstance in the twelfth-century Gilbertine communities, by Daniel J. Menold

An unintended order : the centrality of character and circumstance in the twelfth-century Gilbertine communities, by Daniel J. Menold

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An unintended order : the centrality of character and circumstance in the twelfth-century Gilbertine communities
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An unintended order
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the centrality of character and circumstance in the twelfth-century Gilbertine communities
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by Daniel J. Menold
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eng
Summary
This thesis examines questions related to the emergence of the Gilbertine Order in twelfth-century England. While scholars have noted the importance of circumstantial necessity in the order's early history, I believe that their studies fail to fully account for the origin and early development of these distinctive monastic communities. While local necessity undoubtedly played a key role in the formation of the order's early character, I believe that the peculiar personality the order's founder, Gilbert of Sempringham, played an equally important role. The Vita Sancti Gilberti provides the most detailed description of Gilbert's life. However, as a piece of hagiography, the Vita is permeated with numerous hagiographical topoi that need to be identified and discarded. It is then possible to examine the more unusual aspects of Gilbert's life in the context of other, more traditional sources. In addition to the Vita, I rely heavily upon a variety of twelfth-century documents, as well as previous scholars' interpretations of the Gilbertine Institutes and a variety of secondary source material. In the end, I conclude that Gilbert's distinctive and at times contradictory personality was largely responsible, not only for the foundation of his peculiar order, but also for the evolution of the early Gilbertine communities
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MUU
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Menold, Daniel J
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M.A.
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Thesis
Dissertation year
2010.
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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University of Missouri--Columbia
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
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Huneycutt, Lois L.
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An unintended order : the centrality of character and circumstance in the twelfth-century Gilbertine communities, by Daniel J. Menold
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  • "July 2010."
  • "A Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School University of Missouri In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts."
  • Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lois L. Huneycutt
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-114)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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900637695
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1 online resource (iii, 114 pages)
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online
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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remote
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(OCoLC)900637695
Label
An unintended order : the centrality of character and circumstance in the twelfth-century Gilbertine communities, by Daniel J. Menold
Publication
Note
  • "July 2010."
  • "A Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School University of Missouri In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts."
  • Thesis supervisor: Dr. Lois L. Huneycutt
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-114)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
900637695
Extent
1 online resource (iii, 114 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900637695

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