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Strangers to the City Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict

ISBN-10: 1612613977
ISBN-13: 9781612613970
Edition: N/A
Authors: Michael Casey
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: Paraclete Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Paul Vigna is a markets reporter for The Wall Street Journal, covering equities and the economy. He writes for the popular MoneyBeat blog, and is the anchor of the daily, live show of the same name. Before that post, he wrote and edited the Market Talk column for Dow Jones Newswires. Michael Casey is a senior columnist at The Wall Street Journal. Casey's work has appeared in publications as diverse as Foreign Policy, The Huffington Post, The Far Eastern Economic Review, The Financial Times, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. He is the author of The Unfair Trade: How Our Broken Financial System Destroys the Middle Class. Casey and Vigna also write a column called BitBeat for The Wall Street Journal's MoneyBeat blog.

Preface
Distinctiveness
Why Are You Here?
Making the Break
Frontiers
Benedict's Contribution
Asceticism
St. Benedict's Approach to Asceticism
Giving Priority to Interiority
Leisure
Leisure as Silence
Room to Breathe
The Enemies of Leisure
Reading
Escape from Meaning
In a Nook with a Book
Lectio Divina
Chastity
Understanding Chastity
A Spirituality of Chastity
Dispossession
Material Poverty
Poverty of Spirit
The Fragility of Life
Antecedent Willingness
God or Self?
Laying the Foundation
Accepting Correction
Mutuality
The Struggle for Community
Mutuality and Equality
From Empathy to Intimacy
Generativity
A Generative Community
Monastic Subculture
Utopia?
Christ
Affective Religion
Historical Development
The Qualities of Love for Christ
Contemplation
Mystical Monks?
Prayer Integrated in Living
The Variety of Mystical Experience
Holiness
Communio and Communitas
The Primacy of Liturgy
A Lifestyle Worthy of the Gospel
Perseverance
Sacred Space
Not Giving Up
Reaping the Benefits
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