Robert Thomas, a monk of Sept-Fons from 1928 until his death in 2002, served as prior of his community, professor of theology and Sacred Scripture, and chaplain to Cistercian nuns. He was instrumental in translating the early Cistercian Fathers into modern languages.
This book delivers on its promise ... It would be best read slowly, day by day, theme by theme while meditation on its directives over the course of a silent, intensive, solitary retreat... This book is deep and wise.Cistercian Studies Quarterly Here we have what promises to be a modern classic ...Antony Grant CR Quarterly Review of the Community of the Resurrection