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La communauté de Bose et l'œcuménisme

Abstract : Twenty-two-year-old Enzo Bianchi, on the closing day of the Second Vatican Council, is committed to creating a new path in the long tradition of Christian monasticism. It brings it to life by reinventing it and freeing itself from the rigidity of a religious life. He initiated a monastic community located in Bose in Italian Piedmont. Its foundation is original because it comes out of an institutional framework and a confessionalism. From its inception, the Bose community has been mixed and ecumenical. She wants to answer Jesus' priestly prayer for unity "That all may be One" (Jn 17:21). A discovery of both the human and spiritual side of this founder's charism leads to an emphasis on monastic renewal in the Reformed Church, the origin of the Taizé Community. A particular interest is focused on the different aspects of his theological thinking for a single Christian spirituality. His new method of praying the lectio divina of Holy Scripture is from an ecumenical perspective. In the journey of the Bose community, some similarities are found in convergence with the ecumenical vocation of the Benedictine monastery of Chevetogne. An exhaustive analysis of the "Bose Rule" and the determination of its influences reveal its ecumenical proximity to other monastic rules. A common synodal path reflecting the spirit of Taizé is encouraged. The unity of the Bose community is based on the celebration and common prayer of a community-specific liturgy.Finally, this monastic edification of a new type has as its mission to be a sign of a "Church communion" and to place itself concretely at the service of the Churches through its scientific, cultural contribution and hospitality
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Brice Germain. La communauté de Bose et l'œcuménisme. Religions. Université de Lorraine, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019LORR0283⟩. ⟨tel-02518834⟩



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