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The Dynamics of Monasticism
  • By Stephen Platten
"One in Christ" considers the role small-group monastic life plays within the life of the contemporary church. Using a focus on the life, practice and history of the Shepherd's Law community as a starting point, the book broadens the discussion to consider the how such communities negotiate the boundary between the solitary life and life within their community.
Contributions include:
Sarah Foot on Northumbria's long tradition
Peta Dunstan on Monasticism in the 19th Cebtury
Andrew Louth on the Skete
George Guiver on the monastic sacrament in life, liturgy, saints and buildings
Dom Xavier Perrin on Gregorian chant and monastic life
Christopher Irvine and Ralph Pattison on the buildings of Shepherds Law in their context
With an afterword by Rowan Wlliams

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780334055334
    • Manufacturer: SCM Pr
    • ISBN 13: 9780334055334
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2017
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Stephen Platten
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