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The Story of Monasticism

eBook|Aug 2015
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Some evangelicals perceive monasticism as a relic from the past, a retreat from the world, or a shirking of the call to the Great Commission. At the same time, contemporary evangelical spirituality desires historical Christian manifestations of the faith. In...


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Some evangelicals perceive monasticism as a relic from the past, a retreat from the world, or a shirking of the call to the Great Commission. At the same time, contemporary evangelical spirituality desires historical Christian manifestations of the faith. In this accessibly written book Greg Peters, an expert in monastic studies who is a Benedictine oblate and spiritual director, offers a historical survey of monasticism from its origins to current manifestations. Peters recovers the riches of the monastic tradition for contemporary spiritual formation and devotional practice, explaining why the monastic impulse is a valid and necessary manifestation of the Christian faith for today's church.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 435490
  • Product Code 9781441227218
  • ISBN 1441227210
  • EAN 9781441227218
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Aug 2015
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No
  • Size 2.95 MB (EPUB)

Greg Peters

Greg Peters is Assistant Professor of Medieval and Spiritual Theology in the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University. He is also Visiting Assistant Professor of Church History at Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin and is a visiting professor of monastic studies at St. John's School of Theology in Collegeville, Minnesota. He is the author of Peter of Damascus: Byzantine Monk and Spiritual Theologian (2009). A

  • Some Evangelicals Perceive Monasticism As A Relic From The Past, A Retreat From The World, Or A Shirking Of The Call To The Great Commission. At The Same Time, Contemporary Evangelical Spirituality Desires Historical Christian Manifestations Of The Faith. In This Accessibly Written Book Greg Peters, An Expert In Monastic Studies Who Is A Benedictine Oblate And Spiritual Director, Offers A Historical Survey Of Monasticism From Its Origins To Current Manifestations. Peters Recovers The Riches Of The Monastic Tradition For Contemporary Spiritual Formation And Devotional Practice, Explaining Why The Monastic Impulse Is A Valid And Necessary Manifestation Of The Christian Faith For Today's Church.