Monasticism in Modern Times Hardback

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Monasticism in Modern Times

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This book presents a broad sociological perspective on the contemporary issues facing Christian monasticism. Since the founding work of Max Weber, the sociology of monasticism has received little attention. However, the field is now being revitalized by some new research. Focusing on Christian monks and nuns, the contributors explore continuity and discontinuity with the past in what superficially might appear a monolithic tradition. Contributors speak not only about monasticism in Europe and the United States but also in Africa and Latin America, a different landscape where the question of recruitment does not figure among issues considered as problematic.

Monasticism in Modern Times was published by Taylor & Francis Ltd in October 2016. The ISBN for Monasticism in Modern Times is 9781472463548.

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Details for Monasticism in Modern Times

Page last updated 12th August 2016
Book FormatHardback
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd (October 2016)
Number of Pages240
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4456058
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