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New Monastic Handbook

From Vision to Practice

New Monastic Handbook

From Vision to Practice

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Publisher: Canterbury Press Norwich
ISBN: 9781848257009
Published: 06/06/2014

Two leading practitioners of new monasticism open up the movement's spiritual landscape and its distinctive calling and gifts within today's church. Practical experiences and stories are set alongside reflection and liturgies as a creative resource for all who are already involved in, or are exploring intentional living in community. Focusing on new monasticism's key characteristics of prayer, mission and community, this book explores: * continuity with traditional religious life * innovations, such as its use of social networking technology * potential for spiritual formation * preference for the abandoned places of society * transformative approach to mission * blend of the traditional and experimental in worship * growing international presence

Ian Mobsby, Mark Berry

IAN MOBSBY is Associate Missioner of Fresh Expressions and founder of MOOT, a worship community exploring fresh ways of being the church in the centre of London. MARK BERRY founded Safespace, a new monastic community in Telford. He heads the Church Mission Society's Community Mission Team and is an Associate Minister of Fresh Expressions.