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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. ...more

The Weakness of God (2)

The brief account of Jesus’ Resurrection that ends Mark’s Gospel has puzzled readers since the Gospel was written, judging by the two additions tacked on to it. Why would the inventor of the Gospel as a literary genre end the narrative with the women running from the tomb, frightened out of their wits? In a time when uncertain endings to literary works have been in vogue for over a century, we

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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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Saint Benedict's Wisdom by Luigi Gioia
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There are many books out on Benedictine spirituality. As a Benedictine, I find this degree of interest gratifying. It does make for a crowded market and raises the question as to which such books are most worth reading. I would put this book near or ...more
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God's Law and Order by Aaron Griffith
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Griffith's book is a valuable study of evangelical prison ministry and the various ideological underpinnings of that ministry. Griffith highlights to dedication and compassion of many engaged in this hard ministry while also showing some of the short ...more
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James Alison and a Girardian Theology by John P. Edwards
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James Alison is among the most significant theologians to work with the ideas of René Girard. Actually I would put him at the top of the list with Raymund Schwager. Beyond this, I would say that Alison is among the most significant theologians today. ...more
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Decadent Enchantments by Katherine Bergeron
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The ancient music of Gregorian chant has come to enchant many people, including many who have little or no interest in religion. There are questions such as how Gregorian the chant is as well as how ancient it really is. This highly engaging book exp ...more
Decadent Enchantments by Katherine Bergeron
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Decadent Enchantments by Katherine Bergeron
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The ancient music of Gregorian chant has come to enchant many people, including many who have little or no interest in religion. There are questions such as how Gregorian the chant is as well as how ancient it really is. This highly engaging book exp ...more
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Suddenly There is God by Veronica Mary Rolf
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Veronica Mary Rolf was become known to readers of Christian spirituality through two excellent books on Julian of Norwich. She has now gifted us with a powerful book of meditations on scripture themes. Throughout, she uses the stories and insights of ...more
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The Song of Songs and the Eros of God by Edmée Kingsmill
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The Song of Songs has, over the centuries, been interpreted allegorically more often than not. Rabbis often interpreted it as an allegory of Yahweh's relationship with Israel. Many patristic writers interpreted it as an allegory of the relationship b ...more
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The Song of Songs has, over the centuries, been interpreted allegorically more often than not. Rabbis often interpreted it as an allegory of Yahweh's relationship with Israel. Many patristic writers interpreted it as an allegory of the relationship b ...more
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