Lectures in Dominican history given in 1986 to Dominican friars of the Province of St. Joseph by Fr. John Frederick Hinnebusch, O.P., of the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C. Lecture 5 of 25. Audio, 58 min.
In part 5 Fr. Hinnebusch discusses the history of monasticism, the new forms of religious life in the early Middle Ages, cathedral clergy, the canons regular, the vita canonica, and the regia via media – the royal middle road.