The Resource Finding the treasure: : letters from a global monk, (ebook)

Finding the treasure: : letters from a global monk, (ebook)

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Finding the treasure: : letters from a global monk
Title
Finding the treasure:
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letters from a global monk
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eng
Summary
Augustine Roberts is a New England Yankee, transplanted by circumstance first to Argentina and then to Rome, from where frequent travel took him to nearly every part of the globe. The historical era into which he was born, so fraught with personal and communal soul-searching, also made him wrestle with al the tensions of the contemporary church and world. Finding the Treasure tells of Dom Augustine's conversion to the Catholic Church while attending Yale and of his remarkably varied monastic experience during the turbulent years of church renewal following Vatican II. These letters from a global monk will not disappoint anyone fascinated by the paradox of a monk who, rooted by vow to his monastery, becomes a globe-trotter precisely out of deep obedience. Augustine Roberts, OCSO, has been a Trappist monk since the early 1950s. After serving as abbot of St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts, he became Procurator General of the Trappist Order. In the 1960s he was one of the founders of the first abbey of his Order in South America, later serving as its abbot. Today he is a much sought-after guide, called to help many communities in the delicate task of adapting the perennial monastic way of life to the needs of the twenty-first century
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Midwest
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1932-
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Roberts, Augustine
Dewey number
  • 271/.78092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Monastic wisdom series
Series volume
no. 34
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  • Roberts, Augustine
  • Monks
  • Trappists
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Finding the treasure: : letters from a global monk, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780879072063
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11767465
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remote
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11767465
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MWT11767465
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Finding the treasure: : letters from a global monk, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780879072063
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11767465
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11767465
System control number
MWT11767465
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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