Fons Vitae: March 2003
An anthology of essays, poems, photographs and block prints, Monkscript
seeks to examine the ''jeweled inner life'' of monasticism -- from within, in a handful of cases, but mostly from without. What are the monks to us? asks Fr. Thomas Hopko (an Orthodox priest and former dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary) in his essay on the monastic's relationship to God and the world. How should the non-celibate regard the celibate, and the celibate regard the non-celibate in return? Are monks escapists, neither feeding the hungry nor clothing the naked, or, as Hopko hopes, are they testament to anoth... View More...