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Since monasticism was considered the perfection of Christian life, it was natural to choose the clergy from the monks.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
It will therefore be in order to begin the present inquiry by seeking those causes which gave rise to monasticism in general.
Monasticism, as has been shown, was never free from serious inconsistency, from moral dualism.
Monasticism in one sense or another always existed, and always will exist in the Church.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum|John Healy
This phase of the subject will receive attention when the three vows of monasticism are considered.