Western Michigan University has a longstanding interest in medieval monasticism, as epitomized by its Center for Cistercian and Monastic Studies.
This series follows the Center’s interest in monastic movements amid broader religious traditions. It explores the everyday life of monastic individuals and the collective experience of religious communities, and the nature of asceticism and monasticism, as well as monastic institutions, patronage or property. The series also welcomes research on both Western and Eastern Christian communities along with non-Christian religious traditions during the period 500–1500 CE.
Edited by Sheila Campbell
An archaeological study of the monastery of Zaraka in Greece, built and developed by Cistercian monks for forty years during the Frankish Crusader period.
ISBN 978-1-58044-244-2 (clothbound) © 2018
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Edited by Susan M. B. Steuer and E. Rozanne Elder
This catalogue describes an American manuscript collection owned by the Trappist abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky (the house of Thomas Merton) the eclectic collection includes medieval manuscripts as well as materials of interest for the study of the French Revolution.
ISBN 978-1-58044-222-0 (clothbound) © 2016