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Beguines and Beghards in medieval culture

Ernest William McDonnell

Beguines and Beghards in medieval culture

with special emphasis on the Belgian scene

by Ernest William McDonnell

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beguines -- Belgium -- History.,
  • Beghards -- Belgium -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErnest W. McDonnell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination643 p. ;
    Number of Pages643
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18805554M

    BEGUINES AND BEGHARDS The feminine religious movement known as the Beguines and the masculine counterpart, the Beghards, belong to the blossoming and multiplicity of the religious life that, with the vita apostolica as the premise for reform, accompanied urbanization and the increasing articulation of laymen in spiritual matters during the high Middle Ages. Beguines; Beghards.—The etymology of the names Beghard and Beguine can only be conjectured. Most likely they are derived from the old Flemish word beghen, in the sense of “to pray”, not “to beg”, for neither of these communities were at any time mendicant orders; maybe from Bega, the patron saint of Nivelles, where, according to a doubtful tradition the first Beguinage was.

    evidence about the earliest beguines by accepting their early thirteenth-century emergence as spontaneous.4 This essay will chal-2 The basic English work on the beguine life is Ernest W. McDonnell, The Be-guines and Beghards in Medieval Culture, with Special Emphasis on the Belgian Scene (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, ). Ernest McDonnell is the author of Beguines and Beghards in Mediaeval Culture ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published )4/5(1).

    The Beguines of Medieval ParisGender, Patronage, and Spiritual Authority "An impressive demonstration of how far a scholar can go with painstaking investigation and interpretation of scattered and limited evidence There is a great deal to admire and ponder [in this book]."—The Medieval Review"The Beguines of Medieval Paris is an informative and lively book. ERNEST W. McDONNELL, The Beguines and Beghards in Medieval Culture, with Special Emphasis on the Belgian Scene. New Brunswick, N.J.; Rutgers University Press, Pp. xvii, $ THE enormous bibliography and documentation of this learned and comprehen-sive book deserve the highest praise, while the organization of the subject-matter is.


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The Beguines and Beghards in Medieval Culture: With Special Emphasis on The Belgian Scene Hardcover – January 1, Author: Ernest William McDonnell. The Beguines and Beghards in medieval culture: With special emphasis on the Belgian scene by Ernest W McDonnell (Author)Author: Ernest W McDonnell.

Beguines and Beghards A drawing of a Beguine from Des dodes dantz, printed in Lübeck in The Beguines and the Beghards were Christian lay religious orders that were active in Northern Europe, particularly in the Low Countries in Beguines and Beghards in medieval culture book 13th–16th centuries.

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The Beguines and Beghards in medieval culture, McDonnell, Ernest W. Ernst W. McDonnell, The Beguines and Beghards in Medieval Culture: with Special Emphasis on the Belgian Scene.

New York: Octagon Books, + Dayton Phillips, Beguines in Medieval Strasburg: a Study of the Social Aspect of Beguine Life. ix + The use of multiple disciplinary perspectives and sources make this book an important contribution to the history of medieval beguines.

It is persuasive in its argument for the importance of beguines to 13th and 14th-century Paris and of Paris to beguine culture more broadly. As hermits and recluses, lay 'penitents', beguines and beghards, their status was ambiguous, straddling the border between the lay and monastic categories of society.

Antecedents to this way of life reach far back, to the sacred widowhood of early Christian women, for instance, and hermits stood of course at the basis of monasticism by: 1. The Beguines and Beghards in Medieval Culture: With Special Emphasis on the Belgian Scene, New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, McGINN Bernard, Margherita Porete, erotica e dama d’amore, MariettiGenova, The beguines and beghards in medieval culture, New Brunswick-New Jersey, MECHTILDE di Magdebourg, La luce fluente della divinità, Ed Giunti, Firenze, MENESTÒ Enrico (ed.), Le terziarie francescane della beata Angelina: origine e spiritualità.

Martin R. McGuire; The Beguines and Beghards in Medieval Culture: With Special Emphasis on the Belgian Scene. By Ernest W. McDonnell, Rutgers University. (NAuthor: Martin R. McGuire. The Beguines of Medieval Paris examines these religious communities and their direct participation in the city's commercial, intellectual, and religious life.

Drawing on an array of sources, including sermons, religious literature, tax rolls, and royal account books, Tanya Stabler Miller contextualizes the history of Parisian beguines within a.

The Beguines and Beghards in medieval culture, with special emphasis on the Belgian scene. New York, Octagon Books, The Beguines and the Beghards were Christian lay religious orders that were active in Northern Europe, particularly in the Low Countries in the 13thth centuries.

The heretical tendencies of the Beghards and Beguines necessitated disciplinary measures, sometimes severe, on the part of ecclesiastical authority. Various restrictions were placed upon them by the Synod of Fritzlar (), Mainz (), Eichstätt (); and they were forbidden as "having no approbation " by the Synod of Béziers ().

Beguines & Beghards This is a site from the Catholic Supersite, New Advent. It gives a good background on the Beguines and Beguinages during the Middle Ages. It is important to note that this does come from a Catholic source and that the Beguines were.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: McDonnell, Ernest W. Beguines and Beghards in medieval culture. New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press, The Beguines and Beghards in Medieval Culture, with Special Emphasis on the Belgian Scene. New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, MURARO, Luisa, Le Amiche di Dio.

Napoli, M. D’Aurie Editore, NEEL, Carol: “The Origins of the Beguines”. Signs, (). PEENINGS, Joyce, "Semi-Religious Women in 15th Century Rome".

Beghards (bĕg`ərdz), religious associations of men in Europe, organized similarly to the Beguines Beguines, religious associations of women in Europe, established in the 12th cent. The members, who took no vows and were not subject to the rules of any order, were usually housed in individual cottages and devoted themselves to charitable works; their community was called a.

The Beguines were inspired by the medieval quest for the apostolic life, led by Franciscan and Dominican monks in the burgeoning urban centres of 13th-century Europe. In general, the book tackles the problem of terminology: various words were used to name beguines and beghards, which have misled both contemporaries and later scholars.

Bohringer, Letha, Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane, and Hildo van Engen, eds, Labels and Libels: Naming Beguines in Northern Medieval.

Beguines, women in the cities of northern Europe who, beginning in the Middle Ages, led lives of religious devotion without joining an approved religious order. So-called “holy women” (Latin: mulieres sanctae, or mulieres religiosae) first appeared in Liège toward the end of the 12th century.

Use. The Beguines and Beghards in Medieval Culture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, The New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed.The beguines and beghards that are the focus of the essays collected here represent the new forms of medieval spirituality that emerged in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

Bohringer, Letha, Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane, and Hildo van Engen, eds, Labels and Libels: Naming Beguines in. 5 Stars for the actual beguines: Laywomen who realized that their fates were not dependent on husbands or religious vows.

Women who shucked the high Medieval norms of femininity and the confines of the institutional Church. Women who established safe havens for other women and children: Court beguinages functioned as fairly independent villages within (or adjacent to) a town or /5.