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Christians and Bibles
Author: Augustine Roberts
ISBN: 0932506992
Subcategory: Worship & Devotion
Pages 173 pages
Publisher Saint Bede's Publications; Subsequent edition (July 1, 1993)
Language English
Category: Christians and Bibles
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By clarifying various aspects of monastic living, Augustine Roberts explains how the signs of monastic living and commitments of monastic profession relate to the evangelical counsels, Jesus' invitation to leave all things and follow him. Centered on Christ: A Guide to Monastic Profession. Centered on Christ: A Guide to Monastic Profession (9780879070748) by Augustine Roberts.

This book ought to be read by many, not only those within monastic communities

This book ought to be read by many, not only those within monastic communities. The hope might be that in time the wider audience of the Church could come to see the book's unique contribution to the spiritual life of conformity, conversion, and transformation that each Christian is called to achieve with Christ and by his grace. Cistercian Studies Quarterly.

ISBN13:9780932506993.

John Eudes Bamberger, ocso MW5 Centered on Christ: A Guide to Monastic Profession numerous published books on contemplation, that the Christian mystical tradition is something that has been handed down not only t. .

John Eudes Bamberger, ocso MW5 Centered on Christ: A Guide to Monastic Profession. Augustine Roberts, ocso MW6 Passing from Self to God: A Cistercian Retreat. Robert Thomas, ocso MW7 Dom Gabriel Sortais: An Amazing Abbot in Turbulent Times. numerous published books on contemplation, that the Christian mystical tradition is something that has been handed down not only to be talked about but to be lived (4). Mertons original outlines for the course present an ambitious overview of the mystical tradition that in the event he was not able to carry out fully.

Father Augustine has the lived experience that makes the book very real and practical. Each chapter ends with some thought-provoking topics for discussion as well as a fairly comprehensive list for further reading.

In the fourth century, the deserts of Egypt became the nerve center of a radical new movement . Those who teach courses in early monastic history have longed for a book like this. Some of us have though about writing it ourselves. Now the task has been done

In the fourth century, the deserts of Egypt became the nerve center of a radical new movement, what we now call monasticism. Groups of Christians-from illiterate peasants to learned intellectuals-moved out to the wastelands beyond the Nile Valley and, in the famous words of Saint Athanasius, made the desert a city. Now the task has been done. Harmless has applied his considerable energy and pedagogical experience to developing a book that is informative and filled with resources for ongoing, in-depth study.

Augustine Roberts, OCSO, has been a Trappist monk since the early 1950s Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory BBS-9780879070748.

Augustine Roberts, OCSO, has been a Trappist monk since the early 1950s. Today he is a much sought-after guide, called to help many communities in the delicate task of adapting the perennial monastic way of life to the needs of the twenty-first century. Paperback or Softback.

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This book serves as an introduction to the beauty and service of the monastic profession. Author Augustine Roberts has been a Trappist Monk since the 1950's, and has served as both an abbot, and the Procurator General of the Trappist order.