Prayer and Thought in Monastic Tradition: Essays in Honour by Santha Bhattacharji,Dominic Mattos,Rowan Williams

By Santha Bhattacharji,Dominic Mattos,Rowan Williams

Prayer and suggestion in Monastic culture offers a chronological photograph of the advance of monastic idea and prayer from the early English Church (Bede, Adomnan) via to the seventeenth Century and William Law's spiritual neighborhood at King's Cliffe. Essays engage with various aspects of monastic lifestyles, assessing the improvement and contribution of figures corresponding to Boniface, the Venerable Bede, Anselm of Canterbury and Bernard of Clairvaux. The various modes and outputs of the monastic lifetime of prayer are thought of, with specialize in using varied literary strategies within the production of monastic files, the interplay among priests and the laity, the construction of prayers and the aim and constitution of prayer in numerous contexts. the amount additionally discusses the character of translation of vintage monastic works, and the problems the translator faces. The hugely exotic individuals contain; G.R. Evans, Sarah Foot, Henry Mayr-Harting, Brian McGuire, Henry Wansbrough and Rowan Williams.

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