I’m reading Community of the Transfiguration by Paul Dekar. Part of the small but growing body of literature on this ‘great spiritual movement of our day’, this slim 162 pp volume adds to the ‘New Monastic Library’ , a series edited by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and published by Wipf & Stock.

Dekar’s book follows his earlier article on Monastic Renewal in Australia (Evangelical Review of Theology, July 2007). It describes the life of Holy Transfiguration Monastery (HTM), a Baptist monastery Down Under. I’ll be reviewing a chapter at a time in the comments that follow…

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