Talk:Brethren of the Common Life

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  • I assume this is drawn from the early-20th century encyclopedia. Some of the statements border on polemical, and should be edited, or atleast backed-up with citations. Any experts on 15th century church history? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.34.210.82 (talkcontribs)

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The article needs some work to avoid POV; sentences as "The reformer, of course, was opposed by the clergy whose evil lives he denounced, but the cry of heresy was raised in vain against one who was as zealous for purity of faith as for purity of morals" should be avoided. Also, the tone could be more neutral and less rhetoric. GhePeU 20:49, 18 April 2006 (UTC)

I revised the above sentence. What else? --Uncle Ed 18:06, 30 August 2006 (UTC)
This is a hagiography, not a NPOV encyclopaedic article. GhePeU 19:18, 30 August 2006 (UTC)
So rewrite it! Although the RC Encyclopedia used for much of the early mediaval philosophers IS biased by the 19th century Bollandist adoratives, at least it's generally correct in facts. You should bring out their descent from Ruusbroec's Groenendael priory, submitted to the Victorine Order which was actually an important part of the early University of Paris. Contact me at jelmain&skynet,be for further help.

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