Monastic Spirituality

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Blair Laird | Forum Activity | Posted: Sat, Dec 21 2019 12:18 AM

I am still hoping to see a monastic bundle that will include east and west monasticism. I came across this list in "A Selected Bibliography of Monastic and Related Topics. The Liturgical Press, 1999"

Monastic Spirituality

Bouyer, Louis, et al. A History of Christian Spirituality. Vol. 1, Spirituality of the New Testament and the Fathers. Vol. 2, The Spirituality of the Middle Ages, by Jean Leclercq. Vol. 3, Orthodox Spirituality and Protestant and Anglican Spirituality. New York: Desclee Co., 1963-.

———. Introduction to Spirituality. Trans. Mary Perkins Ryan. New York: Desclee Co., 1961. Author calls it “a manual for practical use” (foreword).

———. Liturgical Piety. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1955.

———. The Meaning of the Monastic Life. Trans. Kathleen Pond. London: Burns and Oates, 1955.

Cada, Lawrence, et al. Shaping the Coming Age of Religious Life. New York: Seabury Press, 1979.

Cary-Elwes, Columba. Monastic Renewal. New York: Herder and Herder, 1967. Monastic aggiornamento.

Crouzel, Henri, ed. Théologie de la vie monastique: Études sur la tradition patristique. Paris: Aubier, 1961.

De Waal, Esther. Seeking God: The Way of St. Benedict. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1984.

Du Roy, Olivier. Moines aujourd’hui: Une expérience de réforme institutionelle. Paris: Epi, 1972.

Houtryve, Idesbald van. Benedictine Peace. Trans. Leonard J. Doyle. Westminster, Md.: Newman Press, 1950.

Hume, George Basil. In Praise of Benedict. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1981. Ten talks given at various places in 1980 on the spirit and Rule of Benedict.

———. Searching for God. New York: Paulist Press, 1978.

Keating, Thomas. The Heart of the World: A Spiritual Catechism. New York: Crossroad, 1981.

Leclercq, Jean. Contemplative Life. Trans. Elizabeth Funder. Cistercian Studies Series, 19. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Cistercian Publications, 1978.

———. Le défi de la vie contemplative. Paris: P. Lethielleux, 1970.

———. The Life of Perfection: Points of View on the Essence of the Religious State. Trans. Leonard J. Doyle. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1961.

———. The Love of Learning and the Desire for God. Trans. Catharine Misrahi. New York: Fordham University Press, 1961. Essential reading for understanding the Benedictine conversation.

Louf, Andre. The Cistercian Way. Trans. Nivard Kinsella. Cistercian Studies Series, 76. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Cistercian Publications, 1983.

Marmion, D. Columba. Christ the Ideal of the Monk: Spiritual Conferences on the Monastic and Religious Life. St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder, 1926. Various titles.

Marx, Michael. Incessant Prayer in Ancient Monastic Literature. Rome: s.n., 1946. Commentary on Vita Antonii, Apophthegmata Patrum, Epistolae Serapionis and Macarii, and Orationes Isaiae Abbatis.

Moffitt, John, ed. A New Charter for Monasticism: Proceedings. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1970. Includes an account from that time of Thomas Merton’s death.

Morin, Germain. The Ideal of the Monastic Life Found in the Apostolic Age. Trans. C. Gunning. Westminster, Md.: Newman Press, 1950.

Peifer, Claude. Monastic Spirituality. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1966. Extensive bibliography.

Rees, Daniel, et al. Consider Your Call: A Theology of Monastic Life Today. Cistercian Studies Series, 20. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Cisterican Publications, 1980.

Renew and Create: A Statement on the American-Cassinese Benedictine Monastic Life: Thirty-sixth General Chapter. Lowell, Mass.: Sullivan Bros., 1969.

Skudlarek, William, ed. The Continuing Quest for God: Monastic Spirituality in Tradition and Transition. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1982. Collection of essays.

Tillard, Jean-Marie-Roger. Religious Life in the Mystery of the Church. St. Louis: Missouri Province Educational Institute, 1963.

———. Religious Life: Sacrament of God’s Presence. N.p., 1964.

———. Religious Life: Sign of the Eschatological Church. St. Louis: Missouri Province Educational Institute, 1964.

Vagaggini, Cipriano, et al. La Preghiera nella bibbia e nella tradizione patristica e monastica. Rome: Edizioni Paoline, 1964.

———. Problemi e orientamenti di spiritualita monastica, biblica e liturgica. Rome: Edizioni Paoline, 1961.

Van Zeller, Hubert. Approach to Monasticism. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1960. Pre-Vatican II ideals.

———. The Benedictine Idea. Springfield, Ill.: Templegate, 1959.

———. The Benedictine Nun: Her Story and Aim. Baltimore: Helicon Press, 1965.

Wathen, Ambrose G. Silence: The Meaning of Silence in the Rule of St. Benedict. Cistercian Studies Series, 22. Washington, D.C.: Cistercian Publications, 1973.


A Selected Bibliography of Monastic and Related Topics. The Liturgical Press, 1999. Print.

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Rosie Perera | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Dec 21 2019 1:46 AM

Yes

Blair Laird:
———. The Love of Learning and the Desire for God. Trans. Catharine Misrahi. New York: Fordham University Press, 1961. Essential reading for understanding the Benedictine conversation.

I've wanted to get this one in Logos format for some time. I read it in seminary for my comps when I was doing Spiritual Theology (before I switched to Interdisciplinary Studies).

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Martin Hall | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Dec 21 2019 12:46 PM

I would love to see this!

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Rosie Perera | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Dec 21 2019 5:13 PM

Just linking in the other thread on this topic so my suggestions that I posed in there don't get lost.

https://community.logos.com/forums/t/186544.aspx

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Blair Laird | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Dec 21 2019 9:08 PM

I am glad to see more support for a monastic collection. Here are some more titles 

  • The Departure of the Soul According to the Teaching of the Orthodox Church Publisher: St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery; 1st edition (2017) ISBN-10: 1945699000

  • Athonite Pebbles Published by the Monastery of Philotheou, Holy Mountain, Greec ISBN: 978-960-85453-6-6

  • Holy Monastery of Philotheou Published by the Monastery of Philotheou, Holy Mountain, Greece ISBN: 960-85453-4-X

  • Elder Joseph the Hesychast: Struggles - Experiences - Teachings Published by Vatopedi Monastery, Mountain Athos, Greece ISBN: 960-7735-12-9

  • Glimpses of the Holy Mountain by Monk Gabriel Philotheitis ISBN: 960-85453-2-3
  • The Five Theological Orations Saint Gregory the Theologian Published by SAGOM Press ISBN: 978-1945699-03-3

  • Pascha Transforms Wolfman Tom Published by St. Anthony's Monastery ISBN: 0-9667000-5-8

  • The Hermitess Photini Published by St. Anthony's Monastery ISBN: 0-966700-4-X
  • In Search of the Truth Published by St. Anthony's Monastery together with St. Nicodemos Publications ISBN: 0-9667000-6-6

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Blair Laird | Forum Activity | Replied: Sun, Dec 22 2019 10:17 PM

Thanks Rosie, 

Looks like a good start here 

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