Take no care for the morrow! The rejection of landed property in eleventh- and twelfth-century Byzantine monasticism
作者: Dirk Krausmüller
作者单位: 1University of Vienna dirk.krausmueller@univie.ac.uk
刊名: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 2018, Vol.42 (1), pp.45-57
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press Journal
DOI: 10.1017/byz.2017.35
原始语种摘要: In the eleventh and twelfth centuries Byzantium saw the rise of an influential monastic reform movement, which found its expression in rules and saints' lives. In these texts the question of worldly possessions was repeatedly broached. The authors challenged the hitherto common practice of allowing monks some private property and insisted that in their monasteries nobody should own money or other goods. Yet when it came to communal property the situation was starkly different. Most reformers accepted the traditional view that monasteries should be endowed with land in order to meet the material needs of the communities, and if anything were even more acquisitive than their forebears. There was, however, a small group of monastic founders, which challenged this consensus. They insisted...
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  • landed 卸下的
  • possessions 领地
  • eleventh 第十一的
  • morrow 紧接在后的时间
  • property 所有权
  • twelfth 第十二
  • worldly 物质的
  • nobody 谁也不
  • lives 生命
  • divine 神的