Handout 26_Early Medieval-Carolingian


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Unformatted text preview: n of a father. from Chapter 3: The counsel of the brothers Individual desires have no place in the monastery and neither inside nor outside the walls should anyone presume to argue with the abbot. from Chapter 5: Obedience The first degree of humility is prompt obedience. This is necessary for all who think of Christ above all else. ... They do not live as they please, nor as their desires and will dictate, but they rather live under the direction and judgment of an abbot in a monastery. ... The obedience shown to superiors is, through them, shown to God .... from Chapter 7: Humility ... self‐exaltation is a form of pride ... Thus we must guard against ... evil desires, for death is near the doorway to pleasure. ... humility is attained when a man not only confesses that he is an inferior and common wretch but believes it in the depths of his heart. 10/29/10 Page 4 of 5 ARC 231/530 Fall 2010 History 1: History of World Architecture – Ancient Through Medieval School...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2013 for the course ARC 231 taught by Professor Hollengreen during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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