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"Abbot Vitalis of Savigny, Abbot Godfrey of Savigny, Peter of Avranches, and Blessed Hamo"
Introduced, translated, and edited by Hugh Feiss, OSB, Maureen M. O'Brien, and Ronald Pepin
This volume offers translations of the twelfth-century Latin vitae of four monks of the Monastery of Savigny: Abbot Vitalis, Abbot Godfrey, Peter of Avranches, and Blessed Hamo. Founded in 1113 by Vit ...
Toward Purity of Heart
Mary Margaret Funk, OSB; Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Humility Matters makes the claims that humility is for a disciple of Jesus Christ what enlightenment is for a Buddhist, realization for a Hindu, surrender for a Muslim, and righteousness for a Jew. It ...
Faith, Culture, and the Renewal of Praxis
Anthony J. Gittins, Foreword by Gerald A. Arbuckle
Our globalized world increasingly brings together people of many different cultures, though not always harmoniously. In recent decades, multinational companies have sought more efficient strategies fo ...
Listening with the Ear of the Heart
Mary Margaret Funk, OSB; Afterword by Dom Armand Veilleux, OCSO
After fifty years of monastic life, prayer, and spiritual direction, Meg Funk knows what it means to listen with the ear of one's heart to the Holy Spirit. In Discernment Matters, she shares what she ...
Liturgical Interpretation in Anglo-Saxon England
Derek A. Olsen; Foreword by Luke Timothy Johnson
In Reading Matthew with Monks, Derek Olsen seeks to evaluate whether early medieval monastic biblical interpreters can serve as effective conversation partners for modern readers who are committed to ...
Beginning the Spiritual Journey
Mary Margaret Funk, OSB
How can we tend the garden of our souls? Meg Funk turns to the wisdom of the desert fathers for the means of removing obstacles to spiritual growth, which include thoughts of food, sex, possessions, a ...
The Experience of Initiation in Monastic and Jungian Training
Mary Wolff-Salin; Foreword by Sebastian Moore, OSB
Journey into Depth is a thorough comparison of monastic formation and preparation for becoming a Jungian psychoanalyst: two domains that share deep similarities in the experience of initiation. Using ...
Hildegard of Bingen; Translated by Beverly Mayne Kienzle with Jenny C. Bledsoe and Stephen H. Behnke; Introduction and Notes by Beverly Mayne Kienzle with Jenny C. Bledsoe
Perhaps the least studied of Hildegard of Bingen's writings, Solutions to Thirty-Eight Questions is translated in this volume into English for the first time from the original Latin.In this work of ex ...
Before the Burning Bush
Mary Margaret Funk, OSB; Foreword by Laurence O'Keefe, OSB
Lectio divina is a way of praying by sustained immersion into a revelatory text. While Scripture is the classic place of encounter with God, the text could also be the book of life or the book of natu ...
A Cobbler's Contemplations
Agnes Day, OCSO
"Seldom will a reader be afforded a more intimate glance into the day-to-day experience of living the cloistered life in feminine mode than can be had from these pages. But, beyond the specificity of ...