An Unexciting Life: Reflections on Benedictine Spirituality

Front Cover
St Bede's Publications, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 520 pages
0 Reviews

Another classic from the foremost Trappist scholar writing today. Fr. Michael Casey, in his usual compelling style, covers many aspects of spirituality, including discernment, spiritual direction, pastoral care, and living in community— applicable to religious and lay people alike. His reflections on Benedictine spirituality are vividly presented and filled with remarkable insights and advice.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Foreword
vii
The Art of Interpreting the Rule
27
The Hard Sayings of the Rule of Saint Benedict
41
The Benedictine Tradition
67
The Humanitas of the Benedictine Tradition
101
Reflections on RB 735
113
The Dynamic Unfolding
129
The Benedictine Community
155
The Value of Stability
239
Sacramentality and Monastic Consecration
259
John Cassians
287
Reflections on RB 3
307
The Mainspring of Ministry
321
Intentio Cordis RB 524
335
Monastic Formation
361
Marketing Monastic Tradition
407

Community in the Benedictine Rule
177
Discernment and Pastoral Care
189
The Benedictine Promises
209
The Monk in the Modern World
497
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

Michael Casey is a monk of Tarrawarra Abbey in Australia.

Bibliographic information