beguinage

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beguinage

(ˈbɛɡiːˌnɑːʒ; ˈbɛɡɪˌnɪdʒ)
n
a convent for members of the Beguine sisterhood
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Perceel II: leningen voor een nieuw woonzorgcentrum, voor renovatie van het Begijnhof en andere.
Once you're done, walk around the corner to the Spuiplein and enter the Begijnhof through a barely noticeable door.
Based on a 2006 research project, conducted at Begijnhof, Leuven, and a 2010 submission of Lutheran denominationality to the Ecclesiological Investigation Network, Thiessen recommends an apostolic, ecumenical, radical, and prophetic ecclesiology by retrieving three constructs.
Un cas concret: Le Grand Beguinage a Louvain (Groot Begijnhof te Leuven, 21, Fonds Raymond Lemaire, KULeuven [ARML dans la suite du texte1).
In the gardens of the nearby Begijnhof (a cluster of whitewashed houses built in the 13th century and used by the Beguines), only the rustle of the wind in the trees can be heard.
7) Largest of the English churches, and still functioning today, was the non-Separatist English Reformed Church, in a more established part of the city (the Begijnhof courtyard), pastored by John Paget.
Leuven's Unesco-listed Groot Begijnhof - once a beguinage, or community of women, now one of the city's most eye-catching neighbourhoods.
Mary Snyders was a Beguine (a semimonastic woman who lived in the community and was devoted to good works), and the painting had been commissioned to hang above her tomb in the Begijnhof church in Antwerp.
They usually lived individually or communally in groups of 10 to 50 members within enclosed sanctuaries in towns with each beguinage or begijnhof functioning independently.
Subscription or inquiries: Brepols Publishers, Begijnhof 67, Turnhout 2300, Belgium.
The Begijnhof is a grassy courtyard surrounded by 14th century cottages -- an oasis of quiet at one of the busiest sections of town where a small chapel often stages musical recitals.
Information : Faculty Club, Groot Begijnhof 14, 3000 Leuven Contact: Prof Dr Kurt Deketelaere: kurt.