IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 624: Anchoritic Spirituality and Monastic Orders

Tuesday 8 July 2008, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:International Anchoritic Society
Organiser:Susannah Chewning, Department of English, Union County College, New Jersey
Moderator/Chair:Johan Bergström-Allen, Carmelite Institute of Britain & Ireland, York / Université de Lausanne
Paper 624-aDoomed and Successful Attempts in Institutionalizing an Anarchic Form of Religious Way of Life: Case of Pisa
(Language: English)
Eleonora Rava, Scuola Superiore di Studi Medievali & Francescani, Pontificia Università Antonianum, Roma
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Monasticism, Social History
Paper 624-bSaints and Anchorites: Intersections of Monasticism and Anchoritic Spirituality
(Language: English)
Susannah Chewning, Department of English, Union County College, New Jersey
Index terms: Gender Studies, Hagiography, Language and Literature - Comparative, Monasticism
Paper 624-c'The mountains our brother conventuals': Nature, the City, and the Eremitical Life in Nicholas Gallicus' Ignea sagitta
(Language: English)
Paul Chandler, Institutum Carmelitanum, Roma / Melbourne College of Divinity
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Monasticism, Social History
Abstract

This session will address connections between anchoritic figures and their monastic predecessors, as well as the monastic inheritance of the anchoritic life, including examples of both monastic and anchoritic figures and texts from various backgrounds and traditions.