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New Priory Press was founded in 2013 by the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great in Chicago. Its purpose is to promote the scholarship and publication of works that foster the province’s Dominican intellectual heritage and to provide serious scholarship in accessible form to adult Catholics.

Barefoot Journeying: 

An Autobiography of a Begging Friar

Fr. Benedict Ashley, O.P.

Fr. Benedict M. Ashley, O.P., was a Dominican Priest of the Province of St. Albert the Great, also known as the Central Province of Dominicans. This book covers his early life, academic experience, conversion to Catholicism, entering the Dominican Order. His career as a teacher, administrator and a consultant on philosophy, theology and ethics are detailed along with his own poetry and commentaries. This rich autobiography will be interesting to anyone who knows of the dozens of books Fr. Ashley has written and how he has made his mark on the philosophical and theological thought of the Roman Catholic Church over his long life as a Dominican Friar.

List Price: $23.95
6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on White paper
602 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1623110017
ISBN-10: 1623110017
BISAC: Religion / Biographies & Memoirs

From an Amazon customer review:

“An insightful and endearing work by one of the most influential U.S. Dominican friars of the past 75 years. Actually, Fr. Benedict was one of the most influential Dominican friars in the world, besides being a straightforward professor and a wise priest.” 

Feb. 4, 2017