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St. Augustine's Idea of Monasticism as Set Forth in his Correspondence
(Creighton University, 1931)
The purpose of this dissertation is to discover, from Augustine's own words, as expressed in his letters, as much as may he learned from direct statements about his views on the subjects of monasticism and the monastic ...
De Opere Monachorum and the Influence of Saint Augustine on Monasticism
(Creighton University, 1943)
It is the purpose of this thesis to demonstrate not only the importance and high esteem which St. Augustine held in monastic life, but also his influence on this form of life through his treatise De Opere Monachorum and ...
Saint Jerome and Monasticism
(Creighton University, 1945)
Closely allied are the age of Jerome and the twentieth century. There is a marked conformity in the political, social, and economic structures of the two periods, similarly there is a parallelism existing between the ...
The Monk As An Executive: The Monastic Influence in the Career of Gregory the Great
(Creighton University, 1957)
This study is "based on the first five books of Gregory's correspondence. Assuming that the chronology is generally correct, these five "books cover the first one-third of Gregory’s career as pope. Being 55 years old by ...