Module Two: Norbert the Man

Title

Module Two: Norbert the Man

Files

Download The Life of St Norbert by Fr. Alfred McBride, O.Praem. (91 KB)

Download Excerpt from: The World of Medieval Monasticism: Its History and Forms of Life by Gert Melville, Cistercian Publications (March 4, 2016), pages 115-120, 158-163. (3.6 MB)

Description

Module Two discusses the characteristics central to Norbert the man including the following:

  • His personal characteristics. An opportunistic cleric or clerical opportunist?
  • His "conversion" and his almost manic ministry
  • St. Norbert the wandering preacher of peace, the reluctant founder, and the well-connected reformer
  • What we truly know about him vs. what was written about him

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Publication Date

2-7-2017

City

De Pere, Wis.

Keywords

St. Norbert, massive online open course, mooc, medieval church history, saints, Gregorian reform

Disciplines

History of Religion | Medieval History | Medieval Studies

Module Two: Norbert the Man

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