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  • 1. Madeline Schmidt<br />2-22-2010<br />Theology 2nd Block<br />
    • Building a City of God: Holiness in the wilderness, leadership in the world.
    • 2. Monasticism: The Quest for Holiness
    • 3. The movement of men and women away from the world to pursue holiness which came to be known as monasticism.
    • 4. Antony of Egypt: Pioneer Hermit
    • 5. Antony of Egypt was one of the earliest of the religious pioneers.
    • 6. The Appeal of the Hermit’s Wisdom
    • 7. Toward “Purity of Heart”
    • 8. Thomas Merton, perhaps the best-known modern monk
    • 9. Love as the Fruit of Prayer
    • 10. Contemplation- Being silently present or attentive to the loving God.
    • 11. Basil’s Rule for Communal Monastic Life
    • 12. Basil recognized that the practices of monastic life should not be determined by individual monks’ ideas of what would lead to holiness
    • 13. Jerome: The Monk as Scholar
    • 14. Jerome made a tremendous contribution to the life of the church through his scholarship, especially his study and translation of the Bible.
    • 15. A Bible for the Common Person
    • 16. Latin Vulgate was the Latin Version of the Bible which took 15 years to finish.
    • 17. The Legacy of Ambrose and Augustine
    • 18. Augustine is one of the most significant figures in Christian history.
    • 19. Ambrose was Augustine’s mentor.
    • 20. Augustine: Longing for “the City of God”
    • 21. In search of meaning
    • 22. Manichaean- believing that one god created good another created evil, and therefore no one was responsible for his or her sins.
    • 23. From Convert to Bishop
    • 24. The Confessions – Augustine’s autobiography.