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Monastic Wisdom

Benedictine Spirituality and the Life of the Church
  • By Luigi Gioia, Barry Hudock
$17.99
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Monastic spirituality has much to offer Christians who live far beyond monastery walls. In Monastic Wisdom Luigi Gioia, OSB, demonstrates that monastic spirituality is a gift for the whole Church. Because monastic vows are fundamentally a deep dive into one's baptismal commitments, monastic experience speaks to all the faithful who wish to do the same within different lifestyles. As an expression of divine wisdom, monasticism offers a way of deeply integrating spirituality with the rest of life, teaching us to seek holiness, not only in prayer, but also through work, sharing of food, sleep, and life in community.

Written by one of the most insightful commentators on monastic life today, Monastic Wisdom shines the light of monasticism on many aspects of contemporary Christian living, including evangelization, leadership, suffering, authentic chastity, the experience of God, reform of structures, and the practice of theology. It will appeal to anyone seeking to live a more authentic Christian life in addition to vowed monastics, monastic oblates, and associates.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780814688083
    • Manufacturer: Liturgical Pr
    • Author: Barry Hudock
    • Author: Luigi Gioia
    • ISBN 13: 9780814688083
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2020
    • Format: Paperback
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