FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9780861537136
RRP: £19.99
PAGES: 256
PUBLICATION DATE: April 28, 2014


A Simple Life: Roland Walls & the Community of the Transfiguration

By (author) John Miller

For 50 years, a unique and courageous group of people have quietly opted for a life of poverty and the discipline of prayer. Always with the time and care to understand people’s hidden pains, their permanently open meal-table usually rocked with laughter. Drawing exclusively on the memories of the Community’s members, their private papers and the reminiscences of those they have known, this book captures a life of humour, tragedy, inspiration and insight. In our increasingly dehumanising culture, the Community’s devotion to the details of daily life has had a life-changing impact on many people across the world.

Reviews of A Simple Life: Roland Walls & the Community of the Transfiguration

This is a remarkable book, about a prophetic community which reveals signs for the future, living centred on Jesus and the Word of God. I hope many in our rich and secular societies can read this book of Christian life, poor and close to the poor. — Jean Vanier At the heart of this book is a group of people who put Jesus at the centre of everything. Despite their bold attempts at obscurity, the goodness seeped out and many of us are the better for that. — Ricky Ross This is a captivating, elegantly written and satisfying account of an intentionally low-profile community that has influenced many. — Ron Ferguson

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