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Monastic Practices

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Monks and nuns have preserved courtesies, devotions, and contemplative disciplines which the rest of the christian world has lost. In this introduction to the world of the cloister, Fr Cummings explains the origins, and the continuing value, of monastic practices.

Synopsis:

The origins, and the continuing value, of monastic courtesies, devotions, and contemplative disciplines which the rest of the Christian world has lost are explained.

About the Author

Charles Cummings is a Trappist-Cistercian monk and priest of Holy Trinity Abbey, Huntsville, Utah. He grew up in northern Minnesota and joined the monastery in 1960. He has a master’s degree in formative spirituality and has been engaged in writing, editing, teaching, counseling, chaplain ministry, and monastic interreligious dialogue for most of his monastic life. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879079758
Publisher:
Cistercian Publications
Location:
Kalamazoo, Mich. :
Author:
Cummings, Charles
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Monastic and religious life
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
Catholicism
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cistercian studies series ;
Series Volume:
8957no. 75
Publication Date:
19861101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
217
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.94 lb

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