Community of the Transfiguration: The Journey of a New Monastic Community

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    In the 1930s, German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer anticipated the restoration of the Church after the coming Second World War through a new kind of monasticism, a way of life of uncompromising adherence to the Sermon on the Mount in imitation of Christ. Since then, the renewal of Christian monasticism has become a great spiritual movement. Imbued with a love for God and neighbor, and with a healthy self-love, people are going to monasteries to deepen their relationship with God, to pray, and to find peace. While some monastic institutions are suffering a decline in traditional vocations, many Christians are exploring monastic lifestyles. This book introduces the Community of the Transfiguration in Australia, the story of a new monastic community and an inspiring source of hope for the world in this time of spiritual, social and ecological crisis.

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    Number of Pages: 184
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780718891824
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    Listed in: Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects
    Publisher: The Lutterworth Press

    Books by Paul R. Dekar

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