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At Home With Saint Benedict

Author : Mark Alan Scott
ISBN : 9780879070274
Genre : Religion
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This selection of conferences on Saint Benedicts Rule for Monasteries by the former abbot of Assumption Abbey of Ava, Missouri, was delivered to the brothers there as a way show what Saint Benedict and his sixth-century Rule might have to offer monks of the early twenty-first century. It is hoped that this publication will now speak to men and women outside of the monastic cloister, so they may come to feel at home with Saint Benedict.

The American Benedictine Review

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Die Regel

Author : Benedictus (de Nursia)
ISBN : 387071204X
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Come And See

Author : Brendan Freeman
ISBN : 0879079541
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Come and See is look inside the mind of a monk. The Vision of monastic life proposed here is not new; it is a Vision going back to the Desert Fathers of the fourth century. And yet, it is new because it is rooted in a place in the soul that never grows old. Come and see where I live, Jesus said to the disciples who were following him. He could just as well have said, come and see where you live; where your real life is being lived. Monastic spirituality is not some esoteric or Gnostic way of perceiving reality or understanding life. It is a treasure hidden in the field of your own heart; it is a universal spirituality that is the common inheritance of every human being; it is a search for God. From the atheist to the saint there is in the heart of al creatures a desire for ultimate meaning, a desire for God. In this sense everyone has the heart of a monk. As you read this book you will meet some of the great themes of monastic life: silence, solitude, community life, prayer. You will also be helped to find your most authentic self, the self Thomas Merton spoke of when he said at the center of our being is a point of nothingness, a point of pure truth. Nothingness, emptiness, absence are important aspects of our spiritual journey. There is a subtheme running through ancient monasticism that conceives of the monastery as a hospital 'a place for healing the soul, the spirit, the heart. The place of the heart is highlighted in these conferences and homilies as an ancient theme so relevant to the modern person.

Kloster Des Herzens

Author : Joan Chittister
ISBN : 3830676689
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Sacred Travels

Author : Christian George
ISBN : 9780830835027
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The Christian life is a journey not just spiritually but also physically and experientially. As global travel becomes more accessible, new opportunities arise for these journeys to be spiritually significant. You may find yourself in historic places where Christian faith shaped entire civilizations. And you may realize that you too are being changed—from a tourist to a pilgrim. Christian George recovers the ancient spiritual practice of pilgrimage, in which travel to sacred sites leads to the transformation of the soul. In engaging narratives of his worldwide voyages, he follows in the footsteps of spiritual pilgrims from across the centuries, from Luther in Wartburg to Spurgeon in England. His travels to landmark places from Iona to Assisi give him not only a better understanding of his Christian heritage, but also of God's inner work in pilgrims throughout history and today. Come with Christian as he breaks bread with Benedictines in Ireland and worships with the Taizé community in France. Experience the transforming power of spiritual pilgrimage. And discover what it means to be a pilgrim as you follow God wherever he leads.

The Monk S Tale

Author : Kathleen Hughes
ISBN : 0814619843
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This book recounts a time of turmoil and change that continues to shape the Church even as the life-work of Father Diekmann shaped the thought of his colleagues and students.

Radical Hospitality

Author : Lonni Collins Pratt
ISBN : 9781557258939
Genre : Religion
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Begin to live this radical vision for a kinder world . . . There is no need to be afraid as we walk through life—afraid of the unknown, the unexpected, even other people. Deep within the heart of Christian spirituality lies a remedy to fear, anger, and suspicion: hospitality. Sharing monastic wisdom as well as stories from her own life, Pratt encourages us to embrace the true meaning of love for the other, by welcoming the stranger—into both our homes and hearts. This new edition of a contemporary classic has been updated thoroughly, including two new chapters, a new introduction, and more ancient and contemporary monastic insight. Praise for the first edition: “A quietly dazzling book, overflowing with small stories, teaching by illustration how to attempt to live the Benedictine Rule.” --John McQuiston, II, author of Always We Begin Again: The Benedictine Way of Living “A bountiful feast. The way of Benedict is food for the soul. I hope you savor it as I did.” --Philip Gulley, bestselling author of the Harmony series.

Sundays At The Magic Monastery

Author : Thomas Keating
ISBN : 1590560337
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For many years, congregations have been inspired, challenged and charmed by the homilies given by the monks who live at St Benedict's Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado. This collection of homilies captures the vitality, wit and spiritual wisdom of the monks as they explore the Christian calendar.

The Downside Review

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