• 9780824518301
Mayeul de Dreuille (Author)

Seeking the Absolute Love

The Founders of Christian Monasticism

The author presents a loving contact with the founders of the Monastic Orders, and shows how St. Benedict and others made a skillful selection from the treasures of the ancients. Our age poses for all…

  • Imprint: Herder & Herder
  • Imprint: Herder & Herder
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  • Title: Seeking the Absolute Love
  • Subtitle: The Founders of Christian Monasticism
  • Page Count: 160
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824518301), Epub (9780824501730)
  • Trim Size: 5.5 x 8.5
  • Publication Date: 01/01/2000
  • Edition: Trade Paper
  • BISAC 2 : RELIGION / Monasticism
  • BISAC 3: RELIGION / Christian Church/History
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (19.95), Epub (19.99)
  • Retail Canada: Trade-paper (19.95), Epub ()
  • Retail Canada: 19.95

Mayeul de Dreuille (Author)

Mayeul (François) de Dreuille O.S.B. was born at Cressanges, France on December 3rd, 1920. He made his monastic profession in 1940 at the Benedictine Abbey of La Pierre-Qui-Vire and was ordained a priest in 1945. Since 1954 he has been involved in monastic foundations in Madagascar, India, and Congo, and has cultivated an interest in the cultures and religions of these countries.

  1. "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."
    --Theological Digest

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