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Time To Keep Silence
Time To Keep Silence
by Patrick Leig Fermor
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An insight into the calm and contemplative world of the monastery.... (read more)

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The Rule of Benedict: Insights for the Ages (Crossroad Spiritual Legacy)
The Rule of Benedict: Insights for the Ages (Crossroad Spiritual Legacy)
by Joan D Chittister
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Benedictine Sister and prominent author and speaker Joan Chittister contends that Benedictine spirituality is the most effective way to address the core issues of the 21st century: stewardship, relationships, authority, community, balance, work... (read more)

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Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns (Oxford Oral History)
Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns (Oxford Oral History)
by Abbie Reese
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As a subculture, cloistered monastic nuns live hidden from public view by choice. Once a woman joins the cloister and makes final vows, she is almost never seen and her voice is not heard; her story is essentially nonexistent in the historical record and... (read more)

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A Time to Keep Silence
A Time to Keep Silence
by Patrick Leig Fermor
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Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011) was an intrepid traveler, a heroic soldier, and a writer with a unique prose style. After his stormy schooldays, followed by the walk across Europe to Constantinople that begins in A Time of Gifts (1977) and continues... (read more)

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The Cloister Walk
The Cloister Walk
by Kathleen Norris
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A New York Times bestseller for 23 weeks A New York Times Notable Book of the Year "A strange and beautiful book...Part memoir, part meditation, it is a remarkable piece of writing." -The Boston Globe "The Cloister Walk is a new opportunity to discover a... (read more)

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An Infinity of Little Hours: Five Young Men and Their Trial of Faith in the Western World's Most Austere Monastic Order
An Infinity of Little Hours: Five Young Men and Their Trial of Faith in the Western World's Most Austere Monastic Order
by Nancy Klein Maguire
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In 1960, five young men arrived at the imposing gates of Parkminster, the largest center of the most rigorous and ascetic monastic order in the Western world: the Carthusians. This is the story of their five-year journey into a society virtually... (read more)

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A Monk's Alphabet: Moments of Stillness in a Turning World
A Monk's Alphabet: Moments of Stillness in a Turning World
by Jeremy Driscoll
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In the tradition of Thomas Merton, Henry Nouwen, and Kathleen Norris, these are contemplations of a Benedictine monk who is also a poet, a critic, and a theologian of renown.... (read more)

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Music of Silence
Music of Silence
by David Steindl-rast
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A sacred journey through the hours of the day.... (read more)

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John Rufus: The Lives of Peter the Iberian, Theodosius of Jerusalem, and the Monk Romanus
John Rufus: The Lives of Peter the Iberian, Theodosius of Jerusalem, and the Monk Romanus
by Saint John Vii
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Cornelia B. Horn (theological studies, early Christian literature, and Greek and Oriental patristics) and Robert R. Phenix (Hebrew Bible and early Christianity, both Saint Louis U.) offer an edition of three works by Rufus (fl.476-518), bishop of... (read more)

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Beyond the Walls: Monastic Wisdom for Everyday Life
Beyond the Walls: Monastic Wisdom for Everyday Life
by Paul Wilkes
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Paul Wilkes believes that monastic spiritual wisdom can and should be accessible to all. Over the course of one year, he made monthly trips to the brothers at Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist Monastery. During each visit he focused on a particular aspect of... (read more)

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Wisdom from the Monastery: A Program of Spiritual Healing
Wisdom from the Monastery: A Program of Spiritual Healing
by Peter (edt) Seewald
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Anglican Religious Life 2014-15: A Yearbook of Religious Orders and Communities in the Anglican Communion and Tertiaries, Oblates, Associates and Comp
Anglican Religious Life 2014-15: A Yearbook of Religious Orders and Communities in the Anglican Communion and Tertiaries, Oblates, Associates and Comp
by Peta Dunstan
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Now in its 9th edition, this is an international directory of religious communities throughout the Anglican Communion. Now with a widened focus, it includes information on the many groups of companions and associates attached to traditional religious... (read more)

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Father & the Son
Father & the Son
by Matthew Murray
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In this powerful, moving, and sometimes painful work week -- part memoir, part reportage -- Wall Street Journal reporter Matt Murray explores the reasons his widowed father, a middle-class homeowner and government worker, abandoned his world and moved to... (read more)

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The Rule of Saint Benedict (Image Book Original)
The Rule of Saint Benedict (Image Book Original)
by Benedict
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From the time it was first promulgated in the sixth century, The Rule of St. Benedict has been one of the most influential, enduring documents of Western civilization. Composed for the guidance of his own monks at Monte Cassino, St. Benedict's Rule has... (read more)

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The Monks of the West
The Monks of the West
by Charles Forbes Comte De Montalembert
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An indispensable reference for the history of monasticism in the western work, Montalembert's seven-volume masterpiece on the subject still reads with depth and conviction. Covering the monastic movement from its precursors to the period of the Venerable... (read more)

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First Initiation Into Carthusian Life
First Initiation Into Carthusian Life
by Carthusian
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Carthusian spirituality and wisdom have a great attraction for our age. The goal of Carthusian life is union with God in Love. A union as profound and continual as is possible in this life. It has its source in God who is the first to call us to intimacy... (read more)

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New Monasticism: What It Has to Say to Today's Church
New Monasticism: What It Has to Say to Today's Church
by Jo Wilson Hartgrove
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New Monasticism is a growing movement of committed Christians who are recovering the radical discipleship of monasticism and unearthing a fresh expression of Christianity in America. It's not centered in a traditional monastery--many New Monastics are... (read more)

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The Life of Isaac of Alexandria & the Martyrdom of Saint Macrobius
The Life of Isaac of Alexandria & the Martyrdom of Saint Macrobius
by Mena Of Nikiou
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Separated by schism from greek and latin Christians and surviving under arab-islamic suzerainty, the Church of Egypt produced insightful saints and heroic martyrs in a chapter in church history now opened to readers of English for the first time.... (read more)

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Saint Benedict's Rule
Saint Benedict's Rule
by Patrick Barry
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The wisdom of St. Benedict, the eponymous founder of the order that would bear his name, comes vividly to life in this new and sparkling, contemporary English translation of and introduction to Benedict's "Rule, the seminal guide for life in Christian... (read more)

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A Deep and Subtle Joy: Life at Quarr Abbey
A Deep and Subtle Joy: Life at Quarr Abbey
by Luke Bell
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A guide to Quarr Abbey, on the Isle of Wight, UK, which figured in the bestseller Father Joe, by Tony Hendra.... (read more)

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