Lectures in Dominican history given in 1986 to Dominican friars by Fr. John Frederick Hinnebusch, O.P., of the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C. Lecture 4 of 25. Audio, 60 min. All 25 of Father Hinnebusch’s audio lectures are now available in full on this site (and on Blip.tv) and on iTunes.
In Lecture 4 Fr. Hinnebusch speaks about the ordo monasticus, various forms of monastic life, monks and the apostolate, the Benedictines, the history of monasticism in the early Church and the reform movements in the middle ages and medieval periods, Cluny, the Carthusians, the Abbot of Citeaux, etc. Mp3 format.