Carthusian order


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Noun1.Carthusian order - an austere contemplative Roman Catholic order founded by St. Bruno in 1084Carthusian order - an austere contemplative Roman Catholic order founded by St. Bruno in 1084
monastic order, order - a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
Carthusian - a member of the Carthusian order
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The London volume will be welcomed by anyone with an interest in the Carthusian order, or in urban monasticism, or in medieval London.
22) A glance at the manuscripts of some Carthusian breviaries indicates that the liturgy of the Carthusian order relied almost as heavily on the Psalms as did that of the Benedictines--and that the Cloud author was not averse to deploying the Psalms in a devotional context is indicated by his biblical voice in other texts of the Cloud corpus.
Merton's dissatisfaction tempted him to leave the Trappists for the obscure hermit life of the Carthusian Order.
Margaret Thompson, The Carthusian Order in England (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1930) 103-7.
INTO GREAT SILENCE (tbc, 164mins) is a lengthy and at times soporific documentary about life inside the Grande Chartreuse, the head monastery of the Carthusian Order in France.
It was chosen by the strict Carthusian order of monks as the ideal place for their sanctuary for peaceful prayer and contemplation.