The Abbot’s Shoes

Peter Robertson

Seeking a Contemplative Life

Out of the organised chaos of a radio station newsroom and into the silence of an austere Trappist monastery. In The Abbot’s Shoes Peter recounts his journey and brings into our view the hidden day-to-day life within an enclosed contemplative community. Now almost 50 years later (after careers as a Catholic journalist, Presbyterian preacher, and Pentecostal revivalist) Peter writes about his “return” to this other world.

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Book Description

 

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About the Author

Having worked as a newspaper, radio and television journalist, Peter Robertson embarked on a 35 year career in Christian ministry, involving parish, lecture hall and travel. His “final quest” is for a contemplative life (prayer-filled, simple and cooperative) in which prayer is work and work is prayer. Peter lives in New Zealand with his wife Read more »