By Benedicta Ward

the guts of monastic prayer is predicated within the psalms. In those essays, Sister Benedicta Ward examines the starting place and improvement of using the Psalter within the day-by-day worship of clergymen. She demonstrates that the normal description of this task as Opus Dei could be understood as God’s paintings in us, now not our ‘work’ of prayer. The Psalter bargains either monk and non-monk prayers of serious intimacy and, within the context of the places of work, the way to reorder our figuring out of time. She provides ‘an instance of the potential of a team spirit of lifestyles and prayer the following and now in time’. This examine makes a noteworthy contribution to the literature on monastic background and spirituality and the Christian lifetime of prayer.

SISTER BENEDICTA WARD SLG is a member of the Anglican non secular neighborhood of the Sisters of the affection of God, and has written and translated a few books on early monasticism and features of the center a long time. She is Emeritus Reader within the background of Christian Spirituality on the collage of Oxford and is a supernumerary Fellow of Harris Manchester collage and fellow of St Stephen’s House.

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