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The legacy of monastic hospitality : 2 the lasting influence

O'Gorman, Kevin and MacPhee, Ewan (2006) The legacy of monastic hospitality : 2 the lasting influence. Hospitality Review, 8 (4). pp. 16-25. ISSN 1464-9101

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Abstract

In this the second of two articles Kevin O'Gorman continues his exploration of the influence of Western monasticism on hospitality. He shows how monastic hospitality evolved to became the foundation of modern hospitality in the secular states. Ewan MacPhee reports on receiving monastic hospitality almost 1,500 years after St Benedict. The article concludes with a set of modern principles of hospitality derived from St Benedict's Rule, which are relevant to today.