mendicant


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Synonyms for mendicant

Synonyms for mendicant

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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While Mendicant men revolutionized pastoral care by living and working outside monasteries, often in strict poverty, the appearance of Mendicant women spurred the church to greater restrictions.
Unlike their mendicant brethren, however, the Jesuits are already in the midst of the changes.
While the two mendicant orders shared fundamental goals in common (leading on occasion to fraternal infighting), Cannon also brings out differences of emphasis.
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.
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.
During the same years, Siva in his mendicant form rotates out of a complex double twist into the relaxed stroll he adopts in the tenth century, displaying his beautiful nudity to the figure within his narrative world and to the relief's viewers (chap.
Franks relies heavily on Aquinas' polemical works defending mendicant life within the Church.
depicting deities, concepts, legends, and topics of Hinduism, including Shiva-Parvati, Krishna-Radha, Circular dance of Krishna and the gopis, Dancing Ganesh with the Mahvidyas, Religious mendicant, Krishna's brother Balaram, Ardhnarishvara, Figure of Shani (from around 10th century), Vishnu and his avatars, Gandharva, Durga Mahishasuramardini, Surya the sun god, Krishna as the divine cowherd, Krishna serenading Radha, 24 manifestations of Vishnu, Rama and Sita enthroned in Ayodhya, Lotus-clad Radha and Krishna, etc.
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.
Likewise, he demonstrates how the episcopal and papal jurisdiction over the granting of indulgences was finally sorted out amid the tensions between secular and mendicant clergy.
Giles' own mendicant colleagues criticized him for defending the secular clergy during the mendicant controversies; but the theories Giles put forth in his Mirror are entirely consistent with his defense of the seculars, even if in the Mirror he never explicitly mentions religious property held in common.
Neither exactly ghost nor scapegoat, his mute and affectless presence incarnates the "glocal" wanderer, or performance-art mendicant.
Donations to mendicant monks bring ''merit'' to the donors.
It details the site's history dating back to 1280, when the land was occupied by the Mendicant Order of Franciscans, known as the Grey Friars.