Andrew Marr

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Andrew Marr is a monk of St. Gregory’s Abbey in Three Rivers, Michigan, a Benedictine monastery in the Episcopal Church where he lives a life of worship. He has written a book "Tools for Peace: the Spiritual Craft of St. Benedict and René Girard on Benedictine spirituality and peace. He also writes fantasy fiction to express the depths and delight of the spiritual journey. These stories are published under the titles: Born in the Darkest Time of Year: Stories for the Season of the Christ Child, Creatures We Dream of Knowing: Stories of our Life Together, and From Beyond to Here: Merendael's Gift and Other Stories.

[image error]Eating is among the most fundamental activities of civilization, perhaps the most fundamental. It is the practice that brings people together to share in nourishment and social nurturing. And yet, throughout the animal kingdom, sustenance requires feeding on other living beings. Sometimes it is other animals, sometime plants. That is, a group bonding through eating inevitably bonds...

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Tools for Peace: The Spirit...

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Moving and Resting in God's...

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Creatures We Dream of Knowi...

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For most people, Richard Hooker seems to be a dusty name from the stody past. For me, he's a hero worth remembering and pondering. Hooker is among the most formative of Anglican theologians, the architect of the Elizabethan settlement. He didn't make ...more
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The Liturgical Movement of the early 20th century doesn't seem to get much attention but many aspects of the liturgy as performed in the Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran & many other churches that we take for granted are a result of this movement.

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This is a thoughtful book that doesn't fit any of the usual categories. It contains a lot of wise thought about life in ways that stimulate the reader to think. The two writers Rempel deals with the most are René Girard and Ivan Illich. Girard I am w ...more
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This book is written in a flamboyant style by a committed Lutheran who likes his church's founder a lot. The exuberance is a bit over the top for my tastes but that is a lot better than a monotone that puts me to sleep no matter how interesting theol ...more
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