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The 'new monasticism'


22nd in the series

Here's my latest installment in this ongoing series. This story features a group of twenty-somethings, living in community and exploring the “new
monasticism,” a term that is difficult to precisely define but that roughly describes a search occurring in communities, ironically often of Protestant evangelicals, that have formed with a strong focus on social justice and reforming Christian practice.

On of the people in the feature, Chris Haw, describes the new monasticism as “somewhere between a monastery and a potluck dinner.”

Read our new blog series, La Iglesia Hispana, focusing on Hispanic Catholics, the church's new emerging majority.

Here's the full story: A place for renegades: Community confronts the 'dark side of the American dream'



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