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Blessed ambiguity : brothers in the church

Author: Michael F Meister; Regional Conference of the Christian Brothers.; Conference of Major Superiors of Men.; National Assembly of Religious Brothers.
Publisher: Landover, MD : Christian Brothers Publications, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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With so little being written on religious brotherhood in the Church today, this book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the role and nature of the brothers' vocation. It speaks with love and concern for who and what brothers are as they grapple with their identity on the threshold of the twenty-first century.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Meister; Regional Conference of the Christian Brothers.; Conference of Major Superiors of Men.; National Assembly of Religious Brothers.
ISBN: 1884904009 9781884904004
OCLC Number: 31013875
Notes: Articles discussed in the Brotherhood Seminar held April 1-3, 1993, at the Christian Brothers Conference Center at Mont La Salle in Napa, Calif.
Description: 263 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / John Paige --
A prologue to brotherhood / Bruce H. Lescher --
An enduring archetype : naming and claiming our uniqueness / Thomas D. Maddix --
Your old brothers shall dream dreams and your young brothers shall see visions / Robert C. Berger --
Continuing the mission of Jesus : some unfinished business for brothers / Joel Giallanza --
Brothers in clerical institutes : a hidden gift / David Werthmann --
Obedience, poverty, and chastity : a revitalized view / Brian Henderson --
Being a brother is what brotherhood is all about / Sean D. Sammon --
Religious brothers : blessed ambiguity, future possibility / F. Edward Coughlin --
Impossible thoughts, improbable dreams / Francis J. Presto --
Creating right relationships in clerical institutes / Bernard J. Spitzley --
Created and consecrated : a cosmology of brotherhood / Thomas Grady --
Heroes seldom ask permission / Joseph F. Martin --
Change and the future : a new paradigm for religious life / Louis DeThomasis --
An epilogue : brotherhood--a renewed vision / Thomas More Page --
Summary of discussion / Michael F. Meister.
Responsibility: Michael F. Meister, editor ; sponsored by the Christian Brothers Conference, Conference of Major Superiors of Men, and National Asssembly of Religious Brothers.

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With so little being written on religious brotherhood in the Church today, this book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the role and nature of the brothers' vocation. It speaks with love and concern for who and what brothers are as they grapple with their identity on the threshold of the twenty-first century.

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