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If the church is more than just a building, what could it mean to live in itto inhabit it as a way of life? From their location in new monastic communities, Otto, Stock, and Wilson-Hartgrove ask what the church can learn from St. Benedict's vows of conversion, obedience, and stability about how to live as the people of God in the world. In storytelling and serious engageme

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Paperback, 140 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Wipf & Stock Pub
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Inhabiting the Church is a refreshing contemporary interpretation of the monastic Benedictine vows of Conversion, Obedience, and Stability, as applied in today's Protestant Christian communities (i.e., not as monks or nuns). Each vow is exposited by one of its three authors, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Tim Otto, and Jon Stock. Their honest, insightful, and wise exploration of the intricacies around each issue confronting our individualism and mobile lifestyles today is to be commended. If the chu ...more
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