Joan Chittister Book Discussion


Chapter 4: Community

Community: The Basis of Human Relationships

1. Name the communities of which you are a part (parish, family, prayer group, monasteries of the heart, clubs, organizations etc). Have any of these communities influence your spirituality in either positive or negative ways. Be specific—your view of life, of God, your actions…. Which community had the greatest positive influence on your spirituality?

2. List three things about a Benedictine spirituality of community that you learned from this chapter that are important to you. Please explain why.

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Wisdom Distilled from the Daily
Wisdom Distilled from the Daily by Joan Chittister
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Joan Chittister shows that The Rule of Benedict is designed for ordinary people who live

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