Book details
Around the Monastic Table: Growing in Mutual Service and Love

Around the Monastic Table: Growing in Mutual Service and Love

Aquinata Bockmann
9780814618745
Awaiting Shipment
1/03/2009


RRP $67.95

Your price $67.95

Sophia BookClub $57.76

It is said that the heart of the home is the kitchen table, and the same is true of the monastic home. Saint Benedict devoted ten chapters to the monastic table and to providing and serving food as well as necessities; inserted in the middle are chapters on the sick, the aged, and children. That arrangement makes it clear that the table is about care, not just discipline. Sister Aquinata Boumlet;ckmann offers a thorough study of these core chapters in Benedict's Rule. More than discipline, what comes through here is the focus on care for weaker members, practicality about work schedules and demands, and the overall desire to meet the needs of the brothers and sisters sharing life together. Book jacket.

Copyright © 2021 Garratt Publishing. Prices may vary without notice.

Website by Summit Creative