Save $7.99!
Michael Casey, OCSO

Strangers to the City: Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict


$15.99 $8.00

1 in stock

ISBN: 9781612613970 (Paraclete Press) Category: Usually ships on the same or next business day.
Shipping is FREE on orders over $75!
All items are in brand new condition.


Michael Casey, a monk and scholar who has been publishing his wise teachings on the Rule of St. Benedict for decades, turns to the particular Benedictine values that heconsiders most urgent for Christians to incorporate into their lives today.

Eloquent and incisive, Casey invites readers to accept that gospel living – seen in the light of the Rule – involves accepting the challenge ofbeing different from the secular culture around us. He encourages readers to set clear goals and objectives, to be honest about the practical ways in which priorities mayhave to change to meet these goals, and to have the courage to implement these changes both daily and for the future.

Fr. Michael Casey presents thoughtfulreflections on the beliefs and values of asceticism, silence, leisure, reading, chastity, and poverty – putting these traditional Benedictine values into the context of modern life and the spiritual aspirations of people today. Strangers to the City is a book for all who are interested in learning more about the dynamics of spiritual growth from the monastic experience.

Additional information


Michael Casey, OCSO

Publication Date