In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The number of parishes and monasteries has grown substantially with the restoration of religious freedom.
- Griffiths thinks monasteries have the last, best chance at keeping this ancient tradition alive.
- Soon the effects of the new teaching were widely felt, with monks and nuns leaving their monasteries and convents.
- He had an equally high-handed way with the monasteries in his diocese and in his filet year as bishop deposed no fewer than eleven abbots and priors.
- For example, in medieval monasteries the abbot's rule was definitive.
- There were more than 6000 monasteries and nunneries in the three regions of Tibet - U-Tsang, Dotö and Domey.
- There are also monasteries where monks and nuns practice a life of religious devotion and scholarship.
- In the middle of the 19th century abbot of the monastery was a monk named Genadii.
- Wine has always had spiritual and religious significance, and monks and monasteries have long been regarded as playing a crucial part in wine history.
- He chose Lindisfarne as his base and established a church and monastery here.
- Today, ashrams and monasteries of various Hindu sects keep the traditions of classical learning alive.
- In 1752 he became a monk at the monastery of the Escorial, and a year later was admitted to holy orders.
- Large monasteries were known as abbeys, whilst smaller ones were called priories and were often set up near an abbey.
- A number of Anglo-Norman monasteries received Norman monks, not least in order to further the Conquest.
- The monasteries were also the birthplace of scholasticism.
- He was on his way to visit his brother Raimond, who was a monk in the Dominican monastery there.
- Some monasteries lived by this rule: Speak only if you can improve upon silence.
- When monasteries die out, the patriarch sells the property cheaply to pay his bills.
- Shenouda subjected monasteries, long immune from episcopal control, to his papacy.
- In some monasteries, religious work was defined as tending the soul by contemplating God.
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