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The Augustinian Order
Thomas of Villanova, a sixteenth century Spanish Augustinian bishop, Gregory of Rimini, a medieval theologian, St.
The Augustinians have three provinces in the United States: the Villanova or Eastern province, the Midwest or Chicago province, and the California or Western province.
The Augustinian Servants of God is an offshoot of the Augustinian Recollects.
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 Augustinians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (died AD 430), are several Roman Catholic monastic orders and congregations of both men and women living according to a guide to religious life known as the Rule of Saint Augustine.
The Augustinian Hermits (who are generally meant by the name "Augustinians", the order to which Martin Luther belonged) were the last of the great mendicant orders which originated in the thirteenth century.
They owed their existence to no great personality as founder, but to the policy of Popes Innocent IV (1241-1254) and Alexander IV (1254-1261), who wished to antagonize the too powerful Franciscans and Dominicans by means of a similar order under direct papal authority and devoted to papal interests.
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 future of augustinian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Augustinian spirituality is at the center of things, where the movement is, whether the world knows it or not.
The new Augustinian beginning given to modern philosophy, based in Augustine's unification of the structure of human thought and conversion with the Christian idea of God, gave Modern philosophy a claim to be regarded as the first radically Christian philosophy.
The enemies of the Augustinian doctrine of the will and thus of love are endless mindless practicality, cynicism which keeps decision on the same plane with experiences: multiple and tentative, and also those who determine the laws of love from the necessities of the body - here the libertines and the reactionaries meet.
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 AUGUSTINIAN CANONS - LoveToKnow Article on AUGUSTINIAN CANONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
They resembled the monks in so far they lived in community and took religious vows; but their ite of life remained essentially clerical, and as clerics their ty was to undertake the pastoral care and serve the parish urches in their patronage.
The reaction against the inevitable A ndencies towards mitigation and relaxation led to a number reforms that produced upwards of twenty different congrega- 42 rns within the order, each governed by a vicar-general, who was lit bject to the general of the order.
In an uncritical age it was attributed to St igustine himself, and Augustinians, especially the canons, put ~ward fantastic claims to antiquity, asserting unbroken contuity, not merely from St Augustine, but from Christ and the,ostles.
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 Augustinian Recollects - Frequently asked questions
This community spirit is especially strong among the Augustinian Recollects who are called to form a community as St. Augustine stated: "one in mind and heart on the way to God." Another difference between a diocesan priest and a religious is that the religious might be a priest, brother, or deacon.
All Augustinian Recollects (whether destined to become priests, brothers, or deacons) share the same initial formation (training) in the postulancy and the novitiate.
The Augustinian Recollects have had an official policy on sexual misconduct in place since 1992 and are currently working to revise and strengthen that policy in the light of recent developments.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Hermits of St. Augustine
The value set upon learning and science by the Augustinian monks is proved by the care given to their libraries and by the establishment of their own printing-press in their convent at Nuremberg, in 1479, as well as by the numerous learned men produced by the order and still contributing valuable additions to knowledge.
Augustinians became the confessors and advisers of popes, princes, and rulers.
As to the devotional practices specially connected with the Augustinian Order, and which it has striven to propagate, we may mention the veneration of the Blessed Virgin under the title of "Mother of Good Counsel", whose miraculous picture is to be seen in the Augustinian church at Genazzano in the Roman province.
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 Augustinian Recollects - SAR Third Order
Japanese Martyr and Patroness of the Secular Augustinian Recollects
Motivated by the spirituality of Augustinian Recollect missionaries, she was received as a tertiary, professing vows of obedience and chastity.
Dressed in the habit of the Augustinian Recollect tertiary, Magdalen turned herself over to her persecutors and was martyred in 1634, suffering the cruel torture of slow strangulation.
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 Augustinian Religious Life
Within the Augustinian tradition, however, poverty has been understood to mean, not-so-much a poverty of depravation (as with the Franciscan spirit), but more so to mean “common ownership” and co-responsibility, each for the other, and each TO the other.
Augustinians have always placed themselves at the service of the local Church in which they live their consecration.
While these are not unique to the Augustinian tradition, Augustine's understandings of love and grace, his witness to Christ, his interpretation of Scripture, and his critique of social structures have all entered the mainstream of Western Christianity as foundations of its theology and spirituality.
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 The Mission and Heritage of Villanova University
The Augustinian synthesis between mind and heart and the reciprocity between love and knowledge are, perhaps, the most distinctive and challenging features of the Augustinians and of the educational institutions they sponsor.
Members of the Augustinian School in later centuries included Enrico Noris (d.1673), later Cardinal, whose Historia pelagiana outlined the Augustinian theory of grace, and Gianlorenzo Berti, whose contributions to the study of positive, non-speculative theology were contained in his influential eight volumes of dogmatic theology that appeared in Rome between 1739 and 1745.
Although the Augustinian vision emphasizes the importance of human knowledge and human disciplines for their own sake, the Order also realizes that for a considerable number of students, the Catholic school is the only agent of evangelization.
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 Augustinian Political Thought and the Critique of Empire
The realist construal of Augustinian politics can be challenged by noting that the framing of Augustinian politics as primarily negative and restraining is not a complete picture of politics.
Since political liberalism excludes particularistic religious justifications that can not be understood by all people in a pluralistic society, it short circuits the pride of those who would intend to use those justifications and the unresolvable conflict that such justification entails.
Augustinian liberals, like Weithman, recognize rightly that Augustine views virtue as prelapserian, and thus does allow a proper place for the state to promote virtue.
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 Augustinian Third Order
The Oblates of Saint Augustine exists is a community of Catholic-Christian men and women seeking to live their Christian lives according to the prayers, traditions and spirituality of Saint Augustine and the Holy Rule of life which he wrote.
This site is the “cyber home” for those Augustinian “Servants of God” who unite with other like minded servants to follow the Rule of Augustine in order to better live their respective Christian vocations.
Augustinian spirituality is a tremendous gift to the life of the Church.
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 Augustinian Studies
Augustinian Studies is devoted to the scholarly study of the life, teachings, and influence of Augustine of Hippo.
Although the primary focus of the journal is the study of Augustine himself, articles illuminating aspects of Augustinian studies more broadly conceived are also included when they contribute to the understanding of Augustine's life or thought.
Augustinian Studies is indexed in Academic Search Premier, L'Année philologique, ArticleFirst, Catholic Periodical and Literature Index, Current Abstracts, Expanded Academic ASAP, Index Philosophicus, InfoTrack OneFile, International Bibliography of Periodical Literature (IBZ), International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature (IBR), International Philosophical Bibliography, Philosopher's Index, and Religious and Theological Abstracts.
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 Augustinian --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The famous independent boys' school of Repton was founded in 1556, and its buildings incorporate parts (restored) of an Augustinian priory established in 1172.
vicar-general of the German Augustinians during the revolt against the Roman Catholic church led by Martin Luther, of whom, for a time, he was teacher, patron, and counselor.
Priests of the Augustinian order founded the college in 1947 to serve students from the Merrimack Valley region.
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 Augustinians on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Augustinian canons pursue a life of poverty, celibacy, and obedience without withdrawing from the world.
Samuel Johnson and the Augustinian doctrine of salvation.
Father Seamus of Jesus is an Augustinian monk who started the Mother of the Good Shepherd Monastery in Glenwood, near DeLand, Florida.
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The Augustinian Canons were also known as the "Black Canons" because of their dress.
The name Augustinians was also given to communities of women following the Augustinian rule, which have existed as independent congregations since the 11th century.
There were some 15 Houses of Augustinian Canonesses in the Medieval period in England out of a total of 200 Augustinian Priories and Abbeys.
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 The Church in Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Augustinian order (also known as Austin Canons, or Black Canons) came to England and established themselves at St. Botolph's Priory at Colchester, c.
At their height, the Augustinians had over 200 houses in England and Wales.
The monastic "rule" followed by the Augustinians was that of St. Augustine of Hippo and was not particularly austere.
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Although the tone of the university, especially that of the students, was pronouncedly, even enthusiastically, humanistic, and although Erfurt led the movement in Germany, and in its theological tendencies was supposedly "modern", nevertheless "it nowise showed a depreciation of the currently prevailing [Scholastic] system" (ibid.).
In the narrative of conventional Reformation history, Carlstadt is made the scapegoat for all the wild excesses that swept over Wittenberg at this time; even in more critical history he is painted as a marplot, whose officious meddling almost wrecked the work of the Reformation.
At a chapter of Augustinian Friars at Wittenberg, 6 Jan., 1522, six resolutions, no doubt inspired by Luther himself, were unanimously adopted, which aimed at the subversion of the whole monastic system; five days later the Augustinians removed all altars but one from their church, and burnt the pictures and holy oils.
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 Augustinian --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
In the Roman Catholic church, a member of any of the religious orders and congregations whose constitutions are based on the Rule of St. Augustine, including the Hospitallers (Knights of Malta) and the Dominicans.
The two main branches of the Augustinians, however, are the Augustinian Hermits and the Augustinian Canons.
Other notable orders are the Augustinian Recollects (founded in the 16th century) and the Second Order of St. Augustine (1264) for nuns, both still active today.
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 Endowed Chair - History
The Augustinian Chair in Thought of Augustine was established by the Augustinians of the Province of St Thomas of Villanova in 1994 to celebrate and strengthen the continuing influence of St. Augustine on their ministry of higher education.
Toward the end of the fourteenth century, the emphasis that Augustinian scholars placed on Augustine's thought in the study of theology developed into a system of studies that came to be called the Augustinian School.
The Augustinians of the Province of St. Thomas of Villanova are privileged to present this Chair which honors the legacy of St. Augustine, the great theologian, teacher and preacher of the Word, who inspires both the Order which takes him name and Villanova University.
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 Pioneer of Augustinian education in Sydney
Born in Brisbane in 1916 Dave Brimson first met the Augustinians when he was working for the Queensland public service in Gordonvale near Cairns.
Upon returning to Australia in 1950 he was quickly entrusted with the responsibility of being novice master for the first Augustinian novitiate in Australia firstly in Brisbane and later in Rochester, Victoria.
Fr Dave was entrusted with leadership of the new school which opened at Brookvale in February 1956 with 65 students and a staff of two Augustinians.
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 Augustinians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canons Regular of Saint Augustine called The Augustinian Canons, or Austin Canons (austin being a corruption of 'Augustinian')
Pope Innocent IV by a bull issued 16 December, 1243 united certain small hermit societies with Augustinian rule, especially the, the, and the.
http://www.augustiniancanons.org - Augustinian Canons of Stift Klosterneuburg in Austria.
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 Augustinian Abbey
The Augustinians are currently engaged in a major fundraising drive to complete necessary renovations to the 700 year old Augustinian Abbey Church in Fethard.
The Augustinians were able to hold their provincial chapters in Fethard in 1643, 1646 and 1649, with up to forty friars attending.
In his report for 1687 the Archbishop of Cashel mentions that four Augustinians were living as a community in Fethard and had a public chapel.
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 Books: Exploring the contributions of Augustinian spirituality
The book covers aspects of this “journey” of the Augustinian “restless heart”: Augustine’s own conversion; his forays into monastic life and the Rule he developed for community living; the many people and movements he influenced throughout history.
The Victorines were a group of Augustinian canons from the Abbey of St. Victor in Paris.
The abbey was founded by William of Champeaux, who retired as a master in the schools of Paris in 1108 and set up the small community on the Seine.
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 Augustinerkloster Augustinian Monastery - Erfurt, Germany - Europe for Visitors
ABOVE: The Augustinian Church and Monastery in Erfurt, Germany is also a conference center that welcomes church groups and independent travelers.
the Augustinian Church and Monastery) is one of the most important landmarks on the "Luther Trail" in Germany.
By the time Martin Luther joined the order in 1505, the Augustinerkloster was a respected center of Catholic learning with a theological college and an extensive library of books and manuscripts.
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