GALLERY TALK: MONKS: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
April 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monks: A Historical Perspective, from Desert Monks to Thomas Merton
Thursday: April 5, 1:00PM, free with admission
Through a close look at select icons, Docent Art Norman traces the historical arc of Eastern monasticism from its Jewish Nazirite origins to modern Western connections; and considers the twinned concepts of monks seeking unity with God and lay Christians seeking wisdom from monks.