An article written by Trevor Miller for the New Dictionary of Theology. A. Asceticism and Monasticism Asceticism and monasticism are almost synonymous terms as the origins of the ascetical life are the origins of monasticism. Asceticism (from Greek: askesis – practice, training or exercise) describes a system of spiritual practices designed to encourage interior vigilance […]
How then shall we live?
In seeking God, we ask how to sing the Lord’s song in a strange land? and in so doing are faced with the question of how then shall we live? These issues and questions are foundational to our life as a community. Here, you can find a growing variety of articles exploring these questions.