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Cash for access: simony, convent entry and the limits of reform in the south-west German Cistercian convent of Günterstal

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This article explores one of the fundamental questions affecting monastic life during the period of late medieval monastic reform movement and the early years of the Protestant Reformation: how to balance the temporal needs of the convent with its spiritual functions. The moment of convent entry provides an insight into this issue. Through the example of the Cistercian convent of Günterstal near Freiburg im Breisgau in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the article shows how attempts to c...

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Accepted
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Editor
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Editor
Publisher:
Jan Thorbecke Publisher's website
Series:
Vorträge und Forschungen
Series number:
88
Host title:
Zwischen Klausur und Welt. Autonomie und Interaktion spätmittelalterlicher geistlicher Frauengemeinschaften
Place of publication:
Ostfildern
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1093478
Local pid:
pubs:1093478
Deposit date:
2020-07-23

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