Missionary Monks

Missionary Monks

Edward L. Smither / Oct 17, 2019

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  • Title: Missionary Monks
  • Author: Edward L. Smither
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  • Page: 474
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    1. “Why would anyone ever want to be a monk?” I’ve asked myself this a number of times and I’m sure you have as well. It is a reasonable question for one in the “hyper-social” 21st century world in which we find ourselves now. This also displays an enormous misunderstanding of the monastic lifestyle.I have almost always viewed monasticism as many others probably do—monks and nuns in their own respective castles with little to no contact with the outside world. Dr. Ed Smither (Ph.D. Un [...]

    2. I had the opportunity this week to review a pre-publication version of this book. Given my thin knowledge of very early missionary work, this proved an informative and valuable read. The application section in the last chapter provides thought-provoking implications for modern-day ministry.As is generally my practice when I'm acquainted with the author, I've chosen to forego assigning a star rating.

    3. You may remember the desert fathers from church history… and if you’re a mission history buff, also recall the significant role monastic movements played in reaching Europe, or have some stories about the Celtic church, the Eastern church, or the Jesuits. In this new book we can “journey with monks and monastic orders who led the way in global mission from the fourth to the seventeenth centuries.” Quite the scope! Meet mystics and leaders like Patrick, Boniface, Anskar, Cyril, and more, [...]

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