The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: a Study of Monastic Culture

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: a Study of Monastic Culture

Paperback Language: English / French

By (author) Jean Leclercq

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  • Publisher: Fordham University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 296 pages
  • Language: English / French
  • Dimensions: 149mm x 214mm x 19mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 1 August 1982
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0823204073
  • ISBN 13: 9780823204076
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 155,701

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The Love of Learning and the Desire for God is composed of a series of lectures given to young monks at the Institute of Monastic Studies at Sant'Anselmo in Rome during the winter of 1955-56.

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Jean LeClercq, OSB was a Benedictine monk, and author of a classic study on Lectio Divina and the history of inter-monastic dialogue.

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"One of the most remarkable general studies in this field."