St. Benedict – Christianity – History of Religion

By |2019-02-13T08:19:08-07:00August 21st, 2017|Medieval, Religion|

Egyptian caves where early monks and nuns lived Who was Benedict? In the 500s AD, Benedict was the founder of a new Christian movement toward monasticism: living as monks or nuns. What are Christian monks? History of Christianity All our medieval Europe articles A Buddhist idea: the monastery Already in the 300s, especially in Egypt, men and women [...]