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By David G. R. Keller,Rowan Williams,Kallistos Ware

Donald Allchin used to be an ordained priest within the Church of britain, an historian, ecumenist, and contemplative theologian. The essays, poems, and memoires during this booklet signify what his Christian imaginative and prescient has introduced forth within the lives of the participants. you are going to meet poets, historians, bishops, archbishops, priests, monks, lay individuals, and students. you are going to style the wealthy ecumenical discussion among Donald's Anglican history, japanese Orthodox church buildings, the Roman Catholic Church, and church buildings of the Reformed Traditions, together with Donald's friendships and correspondence with Thomas Merton and the Romanian Orthodox theologian Dumitru Stăniloae. Readers will achieve insights into Donald's interpretation of the Anglican culture and his emphasis at the worth of monastic solitude and group for the lives of recent Christians. you'll input Donald's trip into the lives, poetry, saints, and holy areas of the Welsh non secular culture. And this is often just a flavor of his legacy. In Donald's phrases, "For the issues which belong to the tale of Jesus aren't but completed."

"This publication captures in such a lot of methods the character, spirituality, and breadth of pursuits of Donald Allchin . . . i do know of not anyone else . . . who may possibly write with such profundity approximately one of these variety of matters akin to Anne Griffiths the Welsh hymn author, Celtic spirituality, jap orthodox theology, and the Danish theologian N. F. S. Grundtvig. In doing so, he was once in a position to expound their significance and insights to people who belonged to these traditions, permitting them to understand them afresh via his eyes."
--Most Rev. Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales

"Keller has controlled to collect among the covers of his first-class publication the spirit of Donald's hot humanity and wealthy spirituality, top obvious in his writings and within the contributions of his large and valued circle of acquaintances. We and the church owe him an exceptional debt of gratitude."
--Esther De Waal, historian, writer, lecturer

David Keller is an accessory Professor of Ascetical Theology on the normal Theological Seminary in long island and Director of the Contemplative Ministry venture. he's the writer of Oasis of knowledge: The Worlds of the desolate tract moms and Fathers (2005), Come and notice: The Transformation of non-public Prayer (2009), and Desert ceremonial dinner: A yr Of knowledge From The barren region moms And Fathers (2011).

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