A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart

Produced by Christine Gehring, Charlie Kirschner and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. A SHORT HISTORY OF MONKS AND MONASTERIES _By_ ALFRED WESLEY WISHART Sometime _Fellow_ in _Church History_ in _The University of Chicago_ ALBERT BRANDT, PUBLISHER TRENTON, NEW JERSEY MDCCCC 1900 PREFACE The aim of this volume is to sketch the history of the monastic