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Introduction to Module II

PART I – The Beginnings of Dominican Legislation for Nuns
H.-D. Lacordaire op – from the Life of St Dominic
Sr B. Beaumont op - Notes on the History of the Constitutions of Dominican Nuns
St Dominic – Letter to the Nuns of Madrid
Institutes of the Sisters of San Sisto of Rome
S.Tugwell op – Background Notes on Penitent Sisters
M.-H. Vicaire op – The Rule of San Sisto

PART II – Humbert of Romans - constitutions for all the nuns of the order
Who Was Humbert of Romans ?
Constitutions of Humbert of Romans
Sr B. Beaumont op – Notes on the Form of Profession of Dominican Nuns in the 13th Century

PART III – Early Legislation for Dominican Friars
The Primitive Constitutions of the Order of Friars Preachers

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