The Artist's Rule
Nurturing Your Creative Soul With Monastic Wisdom
by Christine Valters Paintner
"In a world that lives in the shallows, hungering for depth, meaning and beauty, The Artist's Rule entices us to plunge into the riches of a contemplative, creative life."
—Jan Richardson, Artist and author of In the Sanctuary of Women
By Ave Maria Press
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By Tim Mooney
Spiritual Director Christine Valters Paintner reflects on the "inner monk" and the "inner artist."
By Dana Reynolds
Listen to a podcast interview between spiritual directors Dana and Christine.
Read Chapter 1 from The Artist's Rule: Establishing a Creative, Contemplative Presence
Connect with Christine at her website, Abbey of the Arts
By Angelica Nohemi Quinonez
I was most affected by the journey of the eleventh week: Creative Work as Vocation and Holy Service.
By Lisa Hess
One of the greatest strengths of the book is the multi-traditional offerings alongside a clear identity in a long-rooted faith tradition.
By Elizabeth Scalia
There’s a little treasure trove within this book...
By Carl Gregg
Christine Valters Paintner wants to change your life—in a good way. Will you accept the invitation?
By Eliacin Rosario-Cruz
The author moves the reader from the passive consumption of words into the incarnational action of being creative.