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The legacy of monastic hospitality: 2 The lasting influence

O'Gorman, Kevin D. and MacPhee, Ewan (2006) The legacy of monastic hospitality: 2 The lasting influence. Hospitality Review, 8 (4). pp. 16-25. ISSN 1464-9101

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In this the second of two articles Kevin O'Gorman continues his exploration of the influence of Western monasticism on hospitality. He shows how monastic hospitality evolved to became the foundation of modern hospitality in the secular states. Ewan MacPhee reports on receiving monastic hospitality almost 1,500 years after St Benedict. The article concludes with a set of modern principles of hospitality derived from St Benedict's Rule, which are relevant to today.

Item type: Article
ID code: 4976
Keywords: hospitality studies, monasticism, monastic life, middle ages, Commerce, Christianity, Medieval History, Anthropology
Subjects: Social Sciences > Commerce
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Christianity
History General and Old World > History (General) > Medieval History
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > Anthropology
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Strategy and Organisation
Depositing user: Dr Kevin O'Gorman
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2007
Last modified: 20 Oct 2015 19:31

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