Does humility have a place in contemporary life? Were Enlightenment thinkers wrong to reject humility as a “monkish virtue” (Hume) arising from a “slave morality” (Nietzsche)? Australian theologian Jane Foulcher recovers the counter-cultural reading of humility that marked early Christianity and examines its trajectory at key junctures in the development of Western monasticism. Humility emerges not as a moral virtue achieved by human effort but as a way opened by grace
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|Size: ||4.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||Cistercian Publications|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9780879077280 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|