One misunderstanding: the Augustinian Canons Regular
, in which religious order Erasmus vowed, were not "monks.
Their classroom method represented the wave of the future, for through their students William of Champeaux and Peter Abelard, their methods would be transmitted to the Canons Regular
All of the sequences considered are approached as products of Victorine canons trying to promote an agenda of reform by conveying two liturgical themes central to their tradition: (1) the power of the cross as transferred from Christ himself, symbolized by the main altar and sacraments, through the ecclesiastical hierarchy, represented by apostles and their most closely related modern counterparts, the reformed canons regular
, to the people; and (2) the model of the reformed, common life as the best means for clergy to represent a unified church and to achieve purity of behavior necessary to fulfill their priestly mission.
In addition, one could argue that the international Order of the Holy Cross, with twelve houses spread throughout France, should have been mentioned in the section on Canons Regular
They also look at those texts in the collections of canons regular
, Dominicans, Carmelites, Augustinians, Franciscans, and in Oxford.