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Slides - Montreal, July 2017



Making meaning of History:

  • Desert ascetics stepped outside society for a more deliberate commitment to the Gospel.
  • Monastics gathered for mutual support in balanced lives of prayer and work amid the failed Roman Empire.
  • Mendicants set out on mission and remained in orders.
  • Apostolics responded to pressing evangelical and social needs.
  • And today?



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