Dominican order

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Noun1.Dominican order - a Roman Catholic order of mendicant preachers founded in the 13th century
monastic order, order - a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
Black Friar, Blackfriar, Dominican, friar preacher - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
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O'Meara and Philibert persuasively argue that few of these tributaries were as significant and fertile as the theological milieu in France created by the Friars Preachers.
As part of the rethinking of communal religious life, women were drawn to the spiritualities that informed the advent of the Friars Preachers (Dominicans) and Friars Minor (Franciscans).
The concentration upon the Friars Preachers derives from the probability that the manuscript under review is a product of that order, and the following four chapters deal with aspects of that relationship.