mendicant


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Synonyms for mendicant

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one who begs habitually or for a living

Synonyms for mendicant

a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms

practicing beggary

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Scrips, wallets, bags--staves, dogs, and crutches--the whole mendicant fraternity with all their baggage are fast posting out of the purlieus of this eleventh persecution.
Yuichi Akae's contribution to Brepolss Sermo series sets out to clarify and detail the systems constructed by the mendicant orders to support their preaching ministry, in particular that of the Austin friars in fourteenth-century England.
Cannon convincingly suggests that the many confraternities which met in mendicant churches were inspired to devise their evening rites of sung prayer before images of the Virgin Mary by the Dominican liturgy which required the monks to perform the same devotion in front of the screen in the nave.
This study of the mendicant friars in Ireland is a monumental work.
The Strength of the Lonely (What the Mendicant Said).
For students of religious studies and Irish history, this volume on mendicant orders during the middle ages examines the lives of these organizations and their members from religious, social, and practical viewpoints.
In this context, mendicant orders are of particular interest since they followed the rule of absolute poverty that prohibited possessions in general and thus, strictly speaking, the commissioning of art works.
Rivers argues that the mendicant orders inherited from the early Middle Ages both simple mnemonic techniques of rhetorical practice and a tradition of monastic meditation based on memory images.
Franks relies heavily on Aquinas' polemical works defending mendicant life within the Church.
Bhairava is only one of the three main forms of Siva to which the decapitation of Brahma gave birth--Bhiksatanamurti, the form of the Mendicant, and Kahkalamurti, the form of the Skeleton, being the other two (see pp.
Are taxpayers now expected to subsidize the outlandish bonuses to which executives of the mendicant corporations have become accustomed?
The Augustinian Hermits have not always received the same scholarly attention as the other mendicant orders.
From 1,900 entries, three bands were chosen - Mendicant, Buffalo 77 and Finka.
Isn't the mendicant life more or less unthinkable in capitalist countries with cold winters?
But soon after this mendicant missionary activity began, a former lawyer turned cleric, Vasco de Quiroga, was made the first bishop of Michoacan and entered into frequent jurisdictional disputes with the mendicants over the nature of religious authority, diocesan control and methods of Indian conversion.