The Foundation of the Order of Saint Augustine:
Augustine wrote his Retractationes (Retractions). In a similar spirit, what is presented in the scholarly article attached to this page is a reconsideration of a way of looking at the formative stages of the Order of Saint Augustine in the thirteenth century.
The author of this article is Professor Eric L. Saak Ph.D., Professor of History at Indiana University – Purdue University (IUPUI) in Minneapolis. USA. He wrote this article based on his twenty-plus years of expertise on the topic. Among his books is the landmark 886-page publication, High Way to Heaven: The Augustinian Platform between Reform and Reformation, 1292-1524, which was published in 2002 by Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 90041 10992.
The article is reproduced here on Augnet with the author’s generous consent. To go to the article (a PDF file), click here.
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