Finding Sanctuary: Monastic Steps for Everyday Life
In Finding Sanctuary Abbot Christopher Jamison, host of the BBC television series The Monastery, suggests the 1,500 year-old teachings of St. Benedict offer insights for everyday lifefor those who are religious and for those simply searching for spiritual guidance.
By integrating modern realities and the wisdom of St. Benedict's Rule, monasteries continue to be places of s
Christopher Jamison managed to use the 170 small pages of quite large print to provide a great distillation of learning and wisdom, in a very accessible way. It was full of very helpful and encouraging material, but not at all short on challenge.
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Inspired by his community's involvement in a BBC TV series entitled The Monastery, and using the imagery of building a sanctuary, Abbot Christopher Jamison draws out the fundamental lessons of the monastic life has for the everyday life of the Christian - or indeed non-believer.
This book is very accessible, very readable, thought-provoking, ...more
by Abbot Christopher Jamison
Liturgical Press (2006)
Description of the Book
Modern life is characterized by an overwhelming sense of busyness. The Rule of St. Benedict, written 1500 years ago for an Italian abbey, provides practical insights about Christian living that can be applied today and provide sanctuary from this busyness for everyday people and monastics alike.
Interpretation of the Book
Finding Sanctuary grew out of Abbot Jamison’s experience on the BBC reality TV show Th ...more
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