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Scholasticism and Monasticism.

Scholasticism and Monasticism.

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SCHOLASTICISMANDMONASTICISM
 
 
Etymological Definition
Originated from the Greek word
monachos
, derived from Greek
monos,
meaning alone.
It is the religious practice in which one renounces worldlypursuits in order to fully devote one's life to spiritual work.
Real Definition of Monasticism
It is a form of religious life, usually conducted in a communityunder a common rule. A life bounded by ascetical practicesexpressed typically in the vows of celibacy, poverty, andobedience, called the evangelical counsels.
What is Monasticism?
 
 
1. Cenobitic Monasticism
It is the more usual form known characterized by acompletely communal style of life. It is based on “life incommon” (Greek
koinobion
), characterized by strictdiscipline, regular worship, and manual work.
2. Eremitic Monasticism
Eremitic 
monasticism refers to monks who dwell alone(
"eremites" or "hermits" 
).
Kinds of Monasticism

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