Monasticism in the constitution and the holly work of church Cover Image

MISIUNEA ȘI IMPORTANȚA MONAHISMUL ÎN CONSTITUŢIA ŞI LUCRAREA BISERICII
Monasticism in the constitution and the holly work of church

Author(s): CONSTANTIN AIONEI
Subject(s): Cultural history, Middle Ages, Theology and Religion, Pastoral Theology, Eastern Orthodoxy
Published by: Ideas Forum International Academic and Scientific Association
Keywords: Monasticism; church; monachos; solitary; person; consequences;

Summary/Abstract: The concept of withdrawal from society is essential to the Christian tradition of monasticism, a term that derives from the Greek word monachos , which means a solitary person.Monks and nuns performed many practical services in the Middle Ages, for they housed travelers,nursed the sick, and assisted the poor; abbots and abbesses dispensed advice to secular rulers.But monasticism also offered society a spiritual outlet and ideal with important consequences for medieval culture as a whole

  • Issue Year: 1/2015
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 49-61
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Romanian