Monthly Archives: June 2011

Review of Miracle on High Street

We have had several histories of monasteries read at table over the years and Miracle on High Street:  The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, N.J. was especially engaging for a couple of reasons.  The first … Continue reading

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1861

Earlier this evening we finished Miracle on High Street and began Adam Goodheart’s 1861:  The Civil War Awakening.

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Laughter in the Refectory: Miracle on High Street

This following passage from the history of Newark Abbey’s St. Benedict’s Prep is the kind that goes over well at Table Reading. When Abbot Ernest [Helmstetter] died, he left a huge void in the monastery, one that members of the … Continue reading

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Politics professor and Protestant minister experiences monastic hospitality

One of our politics faculty members, Dale Kuehne, Ph.D., describes his initial hire at the College and his subsequent three week visit to the monastery in his blog.

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