Oblate Life Hardback
A Handbook for Spiritual Formation
by English Benedictine Congregation;
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Here is a comprehensive guide to living as an oblate - in the home, in society, at work and in the church. Written by experienced oblate directors from around the world, it is an essential, lifelong formative guide for anyone living or considering the oblate life.
Contributors include ROWAN WILLIAMS, ESTHER DE WAAL, MARIA BOULDING and dozens of other well known spiritual writers. The editor is GERVASE HOLDAWAY, oblate director of Douai Abbey near Reading.
Oblate Life by English Benedictine Congregation was published by Canterbury Press in September 2008 and is our 26255th best seller. The ISBN for Oblate Life is 9781853118838.
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The Oblate LifeIan Gibbs, via The Good Book Stall
How to be an Oblate! The ecumenical group of essayists who produced this ‘manual’ on Benedictine oblation provide a very helpful background to this rapidly growing form of monastic observance within the world and outside the monastery. The historical outline of the development of oblation, contributions on the organisation, spiritual formation and possible future progress of the oblate life, all add to the importance of this book. Clearly the guidance of Abbot Primate Notker Wolf has been crucial in recent years, especially as he was the prime mover of the first Benedictine Oblates World Congress in 2005. Expect great things in the future.
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Details for Oblate Life
|Author / Artist||English Benedictine Congregation|
|Publisher||Canterbury Press (September 2008)|
|Number of Pages||448|
|Page last updated||28th January 2018|