A New Monastic Handbook
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A New Monastic Handbook : From Vision to Practice

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Two leading practitioners of new monasticism open up the movement's spiritual landscape and its distinctive calling and gifts within today's church. Practical experiences and stories are set alongside reflection and liturgies as a creative resource for all who are already involved in, or are exploring intentional living in community. Focusing on new monasticism's key characteristics of prayer, mission and community, this book explores: * continuity with traditional religious life * innovations, such as its use of social networking technology * potential for spiritual formation * preference for the abandoned places of society * transformative approach to mission * blend of the traditional and experimental in worship * growing international presenceshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 136 x 214 x 20mm | 280g
  • CANTERBURY PRESS NORWICH
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 184825458X
  • 9781848254589
  • 244,128

Review quote

"In this book are many seeds that could be sown in any local part of the Church. It presents a challenge that those who lead communities and their worship should heed." -- Canon David Adam * Church Times *show more

About Ian Mobsby

IAN MOBSBY is Associate Missioner of Fresh Expressions and founder of MOOT, a worship community exploring fresh ways of being the church in the centre of London. MARK BERRY founded Safespace, a new monastic community in Telford. He heads the Church Mission Society's Community Mission Team and is an Associate Minister of Fresh Expressions.show more

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