Monastery Without Walls Paperback

The Spiritual Letters of John Main

by Laurence Freeman

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Monastery Without Walls

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Much of today's fascination with and attraction to the Rule of St. Benedict can be attributed to John Main, a Benedictine monk, who first saw that this rule of life for monastic communities could be relevant for Christian living in the secular world. He founded a community of lay people who shared his vision and from this small beginning has grown. The World Community for Christian Meditation which today is active in numerous countries around the world and has thousands of members and associates. Its work, and its emphasis on meditation, derives directly from the Benedictine focus on prayer and lectio divina or holy reading. Right up to the end of his life in 1982, John Main wrote a series of remarkable letters of spiritual direction to WCCM's growing family. Two collections have previously been published and are now out of print and the complete letters are now published in this single volume. Together they constitute a volume of remarkable spiritual wisdom and insight, as fresh and relevant for today as when they were first written.

Monastery Without Walls by Laurence Freeman was published by Canterbury Press in August 2006 and is our 37170th best seller. The ISBN for Monastery Without Walls is 9781853117374.

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Details for Monastery Without Walls

Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherCanterbury Press (August 2006)
EditionComplete ed.
EditorLaurence Freeman
Number of Pages266
Thickness14 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code120909
Page last updated 11th September 2018
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