Taking the Reins: The Nobility’s Patronage of Monastic Life

The development of monastic life from 900 to 1100 is one of the most vital aspects of the reform movement within the Church, and one of the most notable aspects of the construction and maintaining of monasteries was the role that the lay nobility played in developing this massive network of monastic communities. Through examples … Continue reading Taking the Reins: The Nobility’s Patronage of Monastic Life

Film Review: The Monuments Men

The Second World War was one of the most important conflicts in human history. It was a war that was fought to stop the tyranny of fascism, and perhaps one of the few examples of one side of a war representing total evil, and one side representing total good. Devastating during all its six years, … Continue reading Film Review: The Monuments Men