In Lecture 5 Fr. Hinnebusch speaks about the history of monasticism, new forms of religious life in the early and high Middle Ages, cathedral clergy, the canons regular and secular, cathedral canons, collegiate churches, the vita canonica, distinguishing the friar from the canon regular, the via regia and via media, the royal middle road, etc.
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.