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Meaning of beguinas by Felipe Lorenzo del Río

Felipe Lorenzo del Río


A community of lay women that arose in Liège in the twelfth century, perhaps in the milieu of the priest and reformer Lambert le Begue (the stutterer), who cared for the most needy, also devoting themselves to contemplation and manual work, perhaps in contact with the mendicant orders independent of the Church and other authorities. in full autonomy. A current novel "The Mirror of Souls" speaks of the beguines.

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