Cistercianism

Related to Cistercianism: Cistercian rule

Cistercianism

the rule of an order of monks and nuns founded in 1098 in Citeaux, France. — Cistcrcian, n., adj.
See also: Monks and Nuns
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Reilly presents an account of early Cistercianism through documentary analysis which 'suggests that fundamental to the Cistercians' early reform agenda was the education of their new monks on the Scripture and its traditional interpretation, through oral instruction in formal settings' (p.
See Derek Brewer, "Heresy and Learning in Early Cistercianism," in Schism, Heresy and Religious Protest, ed.