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Author: Shannon Godlove

West Saxon background living in Mainz, was commissioned by Lull and his colleague, Megingoz, the bishop of Würzburg, to write a vita of Boniface relatively soon after the saint’s death, most likely between 763 and 768. 5 In the Prologue, Willibald tells us that already Boniface’s fame was such

In: A Companion to Boniface

first article is by me, Can Laurens Löwe , and titled “Bonaventure on the Soul and Its Powers.” It deals with Bonaventure’s discussion of the question as to whether the soul, that is, the substantial form of a living being, is identical to or distinct from its powers. Bonaventure wants to strike a

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In: Vivarium
Author: Steven Watts

, and perhaps even Poland, in the same year – presumably in response to Pope Honorius iii ’s call in March 1221 for preachers to be sent to all the nations that bordered Christian Europe. 19 While the friars in England seem to have been better organised, and motivated by a somewhat different

In: A Companion to the English Dominican Province  
Author: Alan Marshall

fee that motivated such people, but often outright threats of violence and other forms of pressure were used, as well as notions of private enterprise, for intelligence could also be as much economic as political and military. 5 Why was this? At least partially we are witnessing something of a mid

In: Beyond Ambassadors
Author: Rob Meens

missionary deplored the fact that he had to communicate with unworthy priests and clerics when at court, living a life that was contrary to what the canons taught. He felt obliged by his oath sworn at the grave of St Peter in Rome not to consort with such persons, but still had to interact with them to some

In: A Companion to Boniface

1 Introduction The mendicant orders had a lasting impact on the development of academic life at the University of Oxford since the third decade of the 13th century. The Oxford Dominican convent was established on 15 August 1221, only five years after the establishment of the order in 1216

In: A Companion to the English Dominican Province  
Author: Janet Coleman

life on earth, and living in this way consists not only in the promise of a future salvation but also in the angelic life here and now, the only utopia possible terrestrially for man. If we compare Odo's ideas with the set of characteristics common to utopian thinking of the nineteenth and twentieth

In: Vivarium
Author: Paul van Geest

for the purposes of motivating each other to live a life of solitude for God together. This form of monasticism that took root in Tours was of Egyptian origins, a form in which the hermit’s life was grounded in communal life. This group left no rule and we do not know how this form of life was

In: A Companion to Medieval Rules and Customaries
Author: Dominik Perler

form in the sense of a ‘principle of life’, since there is no such principle after death. Hence, it cannot be a vegetative or a sensory form. It must be a special form that makes just the persistence of basic accidents possible. In fact, advocates of this view claim, the accidents remain in a form of

In: Vivarium

conversion. Glick’s argument that conflict does not block acculturation can thus be consid- ered also in the context of Jews living within Christian societies. A somewhat similar concept is applied to Jewish culture of post-Crusade Central Europe by Ivan Marcus. 16 His starting point is another misappre- 13

In: Medieval Encounters