New ejournal: Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies, 1 (2012) –

I’m delighted to report that Oxford users now have access to the online Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies [ISSN 2034-3515], vol. 1 (2012) to current.

journal of medieval monastic studies - coverThis journal focuses work on monasticism throughout medieval Europe. This peer-reviewed journal is published annually, is international and interdisciplinary in scope. The journal will include scholarly contributions on monastic history, archaeology and architectural history, art history, literature, etc, as well as relevant book reviews and shorter notices.

The 20 members of the editorial board include experts in history, archaeology, art history and theology, covering all of medieval Europe. The language of publication will be English, but abstracts in the original language of individual contributions may be included.

Access is via SOLO or OU eJournals.

Vol 2 (2013) Table of contents

  • Translation, Controversies, and Adaptations at St Sabas Monastery during the Sixth Century – Augustine Casiday
  • The Monk as Mourner: Gendered Eastern Christian Self-Identity in the Seventh Century – Hannah Hunt
  • ‘No One Can Serve Two Masters’: Abbots and Arch-Abbots in the Monastic Networks at the End of the Eleventh Century – Guido Cariboni
  • A Norbert for England: Holy Trinity and the Invention of Robert of Knaresborough – Joshua Easterling
  • English Benedictine Monks at the Papal Court in the Thirteenth Century: The Experience of Thomas of Marlborough in a Wider Context – Jane Sayers
  • The Monastic Ideal of Discipline and the Making of Clerical Rules in Late Medieval Castile – Susana Guijarro
  • Questions and Answers on the Birgittine Rule: A Letter from Vadstena to Syon Abbey 1421 – Elin Andersson
  • Reviews
    • The Knights Hospitaller in the Levant, c. 1070–1309 (by Jonathan Riley-Smith) – Andrew Jotischky
    • Odiosa sanctitas. St Peter Damian, Simony, and Reform (by William D. McCready) – Ralf Lutzelschwab
    • The Origin, Development, and Refinement of Medieval Religious Mendicancy (ed. by Donald S. Prudlo) – Hans-Joachim Schmidt
    • Survival and Success on Medieval Borders: Cistercian Houses in Medieval Scotland and Pomerania from the Twelfth to the Late Fourteenth Century (by Emilia Jamroziak) – Piotr Gorecki
    • The Benedictines in the Middle Ages (by James G. Clark) – Jorg Sonntag
    • Churches in Early Medieval Ireland: Architecture, Ritual and Memory (by Tomas O Carragain) – Anne Muller
    • The Gothic and Catholicism: Religion, Cultural Exchange and the Popular Novel, 1785–1829 (by Maria Purves) – Veronica Ortenberg West-Harling
    • Female ‘vita religiosa’ between Late Antiquity and the High Middle Ages: Structures, Developments and Spatial Contexts (ed. by Gert Melville and Anne Muller) – Alison I. Beach
    • Custodians of Continuity? The Premonstratensian Abbey at Barlings and the Landscape of Ritual (by Paul Everson and David Stocker) – David Austin
    • Inventing Sempringham: Gilbert of Sempringham and the Origins of the Role of the Master (by Katharine Sykes) – Alison I. Beach

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