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By Molly Worthen
February 3, 2008

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THE IDEA OF a Protestant monk is not necessarily a contradiction in terms. The Anglican and Episcopal Churches have supported monastic communities since the 1840s. But to most evangelicals, the elaborate liturgy and love of history and hierarchy typical of parts of the Anglican Communion are as alien as Rome. Instead, New Monastics find inspiration in two very different strands ... (Full article: 391 words)

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