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Christian monasticism

D. Knowles

Christian monasticism

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson .
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In Late Antiquity, Christian monasticism emerged in Egypt, having two main varieties: “lavra” and “coenobitic”. In the former, monks assembled to live in the same place without subscribing to one central authority or one set of regulations.

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