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Author Dekar, Paul R.

Title Community of the Transfiguration : the journey of a new monastic community / Paul R. Dekar ; with a foreword by Phyllis Tickle.

Published Cambridge : Lutterworth, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxiii, 162 pages) : illustrations.
Series New monastic library.
New monastic library.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-162).
Contents The new monasticism -- History of Holy Transfiguration Monastery -- Practices of Holy Transfiguration Monastery -- Theology of the resolve -- Why the new monasticism matters -- Appendix: Prayers from HTM.
Summary In the 1930s, German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer anticipated the restoration of the Church after the coming Second World War through a new kind of monasticism, a way of life of uncompromising adherence to the Sermon on the Mount in imitation of Christ. Since then, the renewal of Christian monasticism has become a great spiritual movement. Imbued with a love for God and neighbor, and with a healthy self-love, people are going to monasteries to deepen their relationship with God, to pray, and to find peace. While some monastic institutions are suffering a decline in traditional vocations, man.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Community of the Transfiguration (Breakwater, Vic.) -- History.
Religious communities -- Australia -- Victoria.
Monasticism and religious orders -- Australia -- Victoria.
Monastic and religious life -- Australia -- Victoria.
Spiritual life -- Baptists.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780718842826 (electronic bk.)
0718842820 (electronic bk.)