The Neo-Augustinian Temptation
- MONASTICISM: PRESENT AND FUTURE: PART I. Casey, Michael // American Benedictine Review;Jun2014, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p176
The article is the first part of a discussion of the state of Roman Catholic monasticism as of 2014. Topics include the influence of social and economic changes on monasticism, the numerical decline of lay brothers in relation to the economic structure of monasteries, and the decline in...
- Models or kooks? Galli, Mark // Christian History;1999, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the argument on the value of desert monasticism in the development of the Christianity. Ascetics' replacement of Christian martyrs; Monastic movement's fulfillment of the demands of the gospel; Desert monks' literal interpretation of the Bible.
- The best there ever was. Galli, Mark // Christian History;1999, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the contributions of desert monk Saint Antony to the development of Christian faith. Inspiration for Christian devotion; Popularity Antony's practice of monasticism; Practice of exorcism in the desert.
- Cazania I a lui Coresi È™i cÄƒutarea unei via media: experimente doctrinare Ã®n Transilvania secolului al XVI-lea. Daniel, Cristian Nicolae // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Historia;Dec2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1/2, p1
Cazania I (TÃ¢lcul Evangheliilor - The Interpretation of the Gospels, in original) was published somewhere in Transylvania between 1567-1568. It outlined the requirements of a maximal program aimed at reforming the Eastern church in the region. The book analyses an impressing array of...
- Modern culture threatens religious order reforms, pope says. Wooden, Cindy // National Catholic Reporter;6/2/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 31, p6
The article reports on the statement released by Pope Benedict XVI that the religious orders were threatened by too many adaptations of the modern culture. The pope has released his statement to 1,500 superiors of religious orders who represented thousands of priests, nuns, brothers and...
- A Cloud of Witnesses. Friend-Jones, Gilbert // Commonweal;2/29/2008, Vol. 135 Issue 4, p20
The article features the Saint John's Abbey cemetery in Collegeville, Minnesota. The cemetery serves as the burial grounds for the monastic order of Saint Benedict living in the community. The cemetery is divided into two sections: one for the parishioners, which presents distinctiveness with...
- Brother Francis' Little Plant. // Time;8/24/1953, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p43
The article profiles Clare Scifi, daughter of the Count of Sasso-Rosso who lived in Assisi. At age 15, she told her father she wanted to consecrate herself to God. When she turned 18, she met a youth named Francis, son of a cloth merchant who has dedicated himself to poverty and to God. She...
- Listening, Reading, Praying: Orality, Literacy and Early Christian Monastic Spirituality. Burton-Christie, Douglas // Anglican Theological Review;Spring2001, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p197
Attempts to correct prior perceptions related to primitive Christian monasticism. Role of learning in ancient monastic culture; Levels of literacy among the early Christian monks; Apparent irreconcilable differences toward literacy and learning reflected within ancient monastic literature.
- MY UNLIKELY FRIEND. Norris, Kathleen // American Benedictine Review;Sep2012, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p241
A personal narrative is presented in which the author reminisces about her friendship with Catholic monk Terrence Kardong, OSB (Order of Saint Benedict), with focus given to the help the author received from Kardong in developing her spirituality.