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Definition of the noun carthusian

What does carthusian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Carthusians

  1. a member of the Carthusian order
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: monastic / monk = a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    • member of: Carthusian order = an austere contemplative Roman Catholic order founded by St. Bruno in 1084

Alternative definition of the noun carthusian

noun

  1. A member of a Christian contemplative order of monks founded by Bruno of Cologne (St Bruno) in 1084.

Definition of the adjective carthusian

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adjective

  1. of or relating to the Carthusian order

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Google previewDictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters (2007)

by Donald K. McKim

This epithet presents an insight into the world and social location of Denys the Carthusian, and also illuminates a paradox. In desire, training, life and scholarly repertoire, Denys was a Carthusian hermit, an ascetic and contemplative mystic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)

by William M. Johnston

Reconstructed cell, Mount Grace Priory (Carthusian), North Yorkshire, England, 15th century. Photo courtesy of Chris Schabel intellectual atmosphere of other reformed orders. Bruno, the order's founder, had a strong academic background, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Church of England (1887)

by Edward Lewes Cutts

a Carthusian monastery consisted of separate cells opening upon the cloister court, each cell consisting of two rooms, a sitting-room and bed-room, the latter sometimes forming an upper storey, and a little garden; but besides the church of the ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

The Carthusian order, on its establishment by St Bruno, about A.D. 1084, developed a greatly modified form and arrangement of a monastic institution. The principle of this order, which combined the coenobitic with the solitary life, demanded ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism: A-L (2000)

by William M. Johnston

Photo courtesy of the Editor Constitutiones provided both a spiritual guide to Carthusian life and a summary of its customs. The Carthusians formed themselves into a religious order in 1 142: nine houses of hermits agreed to observe the ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (1983)

by Gordon S. Wakefield

Carthusian Spirituality, Carthusians 76 This was for the Carthusians also combined with a certain kind of apostolic zeal which has continued until today, in which concern for love of neighbour became an integral part of the prayer which was ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Second Edition (2014)

Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim

Carthusian order (O. Cart.) An order of women and men that has emphasized silence and solitude in the search ...

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