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  • Record Number: 9861
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): de Jong , Mayke.
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  • Title: Imitatio morum. The Cloister and Clerical Purity in the Carolingian World [The author argues for the importance of male monasteries as a model for and training ground of clerical purity through celibacy. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Purity and Piety: Essays on Medieval Clerical Celibacy and Religious Reform.  Edited by Michael FrassettoGarland Medieval Casebooks Series.  Garland Publishing, 1998.  Pages 49 - 80.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Carolingian Dynasty Celibacy Clergy- Sexual Behavior Monks Oblates and Oblation (Children offered to God and the Monastic Life) Ritual Purity
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  • Related Resources: In "The Cloister and Clerical Purity in the Carolingian World", Mayke de Jong explores how monastic ideals of sexual continence were enjoined on clerics during the Carolingian period. Even if its observance was far from widespread, monastically trained in
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  • Author's Affiliation: Utrecht University
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815324308
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