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His "Bonaventure's Defense of Mendicancy," in A Companion to Saint Bonaventure, ed.
In other words, I raised it from mere mendicancy to professionalism.
Aquinas' defense of religious life and mendicancy. This vision of wealth is obviously at odds with the proprietary self so readily assumed in much of economic thought.
One form that this took was the grant of a begging license, which exempted individuals for a period of time--usually less than a year--from the ordinary restrictions against mendicancy. Such licenses could be granted by local authorities or by the king.
This is when the out-of-work fishermen leave their homes in droves to take up mendicancy, drinking arrack and wandering the streets of the city for alms.
See Susan Schweik, "Begging the Question: Disability, Mendicancy, Speech and the Law," Narrative 15 no.
The people interviewed specified their occupations while in France, which did not include mendicancy and petty crime.
(65) Conveniently repealing the medieval sanctity of poverty and mendicancy, and displacing the passionate tradition of Christian distributivism urged by the Commonwealthmen, the rogues gallery of cheerily cunning parasites ideologically anesthetized guilt over re-enserfing victims of enclosure, depopulation, and ill-chance in the ghastly new proletariat.
In addition, Francis's poverty and mendicancy meant of course that he lived much of his life outdoors.
Religious mendicancy contributes to about five per cent in begging and it is generally practiced at the vicinity of religious places like temples, mosques, etc.
Indeed, Como argues that the preoccupation with spirit pacification among the cultic followers of Shotoku influenced critical aspects of Gyoki's movement that emphasized begging and mendicancy. Chapter seven highlights the efforts of monks like Doji, Ganjin, and Saicho in fostering Shotoku's image as Dharma King.
(42) His contemporary, Bonaventure, who was much more involved in the defense of evangelical poverty and mendicancy, wrote extensively on the possession of property as a useful means to salvation.