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LWC History students visit Abbey of Gethsemani

Students learn about living the comtemplative life
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By Duane Bonifer Director of Public Relations, Lindsey Wilson College

Students in Lindsey Wilson College Assistant Professor of History Elizabeth Tapscott's "History of Christianity" class visited the historic Abbey of Gethsemani on Friday, February 26. The students had read and discussed The Rule of St Benedict before visiting the abbey in Nelson County, KY The Cistercian brothers at the historic Kentucky abbey - which was once the home of the 20th-century Catholic thinker Thomas Merton - follow the rules outlined in the 6th-century book. A member of the abbey spoke to the LWC students about living a contemplative life, and the students also joined the brothers for the daily noon service.

Students visiting the Abbey of Gethsemani were:

Seth Bennett of Glasgow, KY; Jacob Burroughs of Radcliff, KY; Olivia Burton of Campbellsville, KY; Samantha Cape of Shepherdsville, KY; Mariah Hubbard of Russell Springs, KY; Jeffery Hulette of Frankfort, KY; Kaitlyn Jackson of Eubank, KY; Katie Kelsay of Columbia; Ryan Leamy of Louisville, KY; Zach Madewell of Dayton, Tenn.; Tayler Mills of Dawson Springs, KY; Jared Peake of Elkhorn, KY; Katrina Rhodes of Whitesville, KY; Diana Shaw of Owensboro, KY; Adam Simpson of Irvine, KY; Elizabeth Skaggs of Russell Springs, KY; Taylor Southwood of Monticello, KY; Raeanne Spears of Columbia; Jordan Steakin of Columbia; Austin Walley of Columbia; and William Wright of Campbellsville, KY.



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LWC History students visit Abbey of Gethsemani



2016-02-29 - Abbey of Gethsemani, 3642 Monks Road, New Haven, KY - Photo by Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College. Students in Lindsey Wilson College Assistant Professor of History Elizabeth Tapscott's "History of Christianity" class visited the historic Abbey of Gethsemani on Friday, February 26. The students had read and discussed The Rule of St Benedict before visiting the abbey in Nelson County, KY The Cistercian brothers at the historic Kentucky abbey - which was once the home of the 20th-century Catholic thinker Thomas Merton - follow the rules outlined in the 6th-century book. A member of the abbey spoke to the LWC students about living a contemplative life, and the students also joined the brothers for the daily noon service. Pictured alphabetically at the Abbey of Gethsemani are: Seth Bennett of Glasgow, KY; Jacob Burroughs of Radcliff, KY; Olivia Burton of Campbellsville, KY; Samantha Cape of Shepherdsville, KY; Mariah Hubbard of Russell Springs, KY; Jeffery Hulette of Frankfort, KY; Kaitlyn Jackson of Eubank, KY; Katie Kelsay of Columbia; Ryan Leamy of Louisville, KY; Zach Madewell of Dayton, TN.; Tayler Mills of Dawson Springs, KY; Jared Peake of Elkhorn, KY; Katrina Rhodes of Whitesville, KY; Diana Shaw of Owensboro, KY; Adam Simpson of Irvine, KY; Elizabeth Skaggs of Russell Springs, KY; Taylor Southwood of Monticello, KY; Raeanne Spears of Columbia; Jordan Steakin of Columbia; Austin Walley of Columbia; and William Wright of Campbellsville, KY
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