In part 7 Fr. Hinnebusch discusses the origins and historical background of the vision of the intellectual life of the early Dominican Order, city life in the 13th century, universal aspects of Dominican organizational structures, heresies of the 12-13th centuries, the roots of Protestantism, resistance to the teaching of the friars at the medieval universities, 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 7 of 25. Audio, 62 min. Mp3 format.