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The Evolution of the Monastic Ideal: From the Earliest Times Down to the Coming of the Friars; A Second Chapter in the History of Christian Renunciation

Workman, Herbert B.

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ISBN 10: 1606082930 / ISBN 13: 9781606082935
Published by Wipf and Stock 11/24/08
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Paperback. New book. Previously published by Charles Kelly, 1913. 389 pp. Bookseller Inventory # W9781606082935

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Title: The Evolution of the Monastic Ideal: From ...

Publisher: Wipf and Stock 11/24/08

Binding: Soft cover

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Herbert Brook Workman (1862-1951) was born in London and educated at Owens College, Manchester. He entered the Wesleyan ministry in 1885 and served as a circuit minister in England and Scotland until 1903 when he was appointed Principal of Westminster College. He was elected President of the Wesleyan Conference in 1930. A distinguished historian, Workman was Cole Lecturer at Vanderbilt University in 1916 and Visiting Professor of Methodist Church History at the University of Chicago in 1927. He published extensively in the field of medieval church history as well as Methodism. His other publications include 'Persecution in the Early Church, ' 'The Dawn of the Reformation, ' 'The Evolution of the Monastic Ideal, ' 'Martyrs of the Early Church, ' 'Methodism, ' and 'The Age of John Hu

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