Augustinian rule


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a rule for religious communities based upon the 109th letter of St. Augustine, and adopted by the Augustinian orders.

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1) The assigning of the Augustinian Rule was unusual for a women's enclosed monastic order at that time, and was a choice that aligned the Sisters' vocation with that of the Friars.
Famous for its bookish brand of piety, the abbey embarked on an ambitious publication program of quasi-liturgical and devotional works in the mid-1520s, beginning with a de Worde edition ofthe Augustinian rule in English (STC 922.
The lack of a real founder who had started the regular community, and the fact that the order was a combination of three existing religious movements under the new heading of the Augustinian Rule, led to the adoption of the Church Father from Hippo as founding father, but he could only with difficulty be claimed as an exclusive image for the order (Hansen).
Obliged to submit to the Augustinian rule, they added a fourth vow dedicating themselves to "the instruction of young girls and their education in Christian piety, virtues, and morality, and in the works and exercises suitable for their sex.
Information about contemporary notions of abbesses' identity is also forthcoming from the convent of Santa Maria delle Vergini in Venice, which belonged to the order of San Marco Evangelista di Mantova and followed the Augustinian rule.
s readings of texts correlate with the Augustinian rule of faith and are canonical in their logic.
For instance, it has been argued by Dobson that the anchoresses for whom Ancrene Wisse was written followed the Augustinian Rule, while Dominicans and Bridgettines both followed the Augustinian Rule supplemented by their own customs and additions.
One of those neglected points is what a friend and former colleague of mine refers to as the Augustinian rule.
follow the Rule of Saint Benedict or some form of it--as opposed to apostolic orders, such as the Franciscans, who follow the Rule of Saint Francis, or the Dominicans under the Augustinian rule.
2) For the most part, enclosure for nuns was achieved by placing them under the Benedictine Rule, but an exception occurred with the foundation of the Dominican women's order--Dominic established his women's order under the Augustinian Rule, which does not require enclosure.