Theological Digest

January 6, 2022

“Mayeul (Francois) de Dreuille was born in France and made his monastic profession in 1940. He has been involved in monastic foundations in Madagascar, the Congo, and India.

He wrote these profiles of the founders of monasticism for young monks. His 16 chapters treat 16 monastic founders, including Clement of Alexandria, Origen, and Antony to Cassian, the Regula Magistri, Benedict, and Bernard. He treats each founder’s life, teaching, and influence on monasticism.”

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