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1012 Monastery Road: A Spiritual Journey
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by St. Bebe's Publications
Paperback (01 May, 1989)
A Good Life: Benedict's Guide to Everyday Joy
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by Paraclete Press (MA)
Paperback (01 March, 2004)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Spiritual Disciplines for the rest of us: The subject of Spiritual Disciplines is gaining in popularity and some books on the subject are quite overwhelming,

A Life-Giving Way: A Commentary on the Rule of St. Benedict
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by Liturgical Press
Paperback (01 November, 1995)
(3 reviews) 4.33 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Benedictine Wisdom for the Home: De Waal's commentary brings the 6th century "Rule of Benedict" into my 21st century life and home,
A Monastic Year: Reflections from a Monastery
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by Taylor Trade Publishing
Hardcover (01 August, 1996)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Uplifting, inspirational, wise, and deep: This is a beautifully written, small book about the circle of the seasons in an American monastery,

A Place Apart: Monastic Prayer and Practice for Everyone
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by Liguori Publications
Paperback (01 November, 1998)
(3 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: freedom of discernment: "It is not always easy to discern the will of God in all the details of life. By entrusting our way to a pneumaticos,
A Wild Country Out in the Garden: The Spiritual Journals of a Colonial Mexican Nu
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by Indiana University Press
Hardcover (01 December, 1999)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Interesting - one nun's life in Mexico some 300 years ago: Madre Maria de San Jose was a relatively uneducated women who spent 21 years waiting to enter a convent.

Alone in Community: Journeys into Monastic Life Around the World
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by Forest of Peace Publishing
Paperback (01 September, 2000)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Fascinating Information: This book takes the reader on a tour of monasteries throughout the world.... Christian, Buddhist, Muslim,
Always We Begin Again : The Benedictine Way of Living, Gift Edition
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by Morehouse Publishing
Hardcover (01 March, 2001)
(6 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Timeless wisdom made available: This little book is, I think, a small miracle. St. Benedict (480 - 543), really the designer of monasticism as it existed in the Western World,

Ascetics, Society, and the Desert: Studies in Early Egyptian Monasticism (Studies
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by Trinity Press International
Paperback (01 May, 1999)
Athanasius and Asceticism
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by Johns Hopkins University Press
Paperback (01 November, 1998)

Bede Griffiths: A Life in Dialogue (Suny Series, Religious Studies)
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by State University of New York Press
Paperback (01 February, 2001)
Benedict in the World: Portraits of Monastic Oblates
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by Liturgical Press
Paperback (01 December, 2002)

Benedict's Way: An Ancient Monk's Insights for a Balanced Life
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by Loyola Press
Hardcover (01 April, 2000)
(9 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A different perspective: Of the reviewers posted here, I think I am probably the only one who read Radical Hospitality, the other book by these authors,
Beyond the Walls : Monastic Wisdom for Everyday Life
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by Image
Paperback (17 October, 2000)
(6 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Practical applications are gems.: I have had a hard time thinking of this book by it's main title: Beyond the Walls. I have been calling it (in my mind) Monastic Wisdom for Everyday Life which is,

Blossoms of the Dharma: Living as a Buddhist Nun
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by North Atlantic Books
Paperback (January, 2000)
(2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Some Interesting Essays: This book was the fruit of a conference of female ordained Buddhist monastics. Like all essay collections,
Brothers and Sisters: Glimpses of the Cloistered Life
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by Marlowe & Company
Hardcover (09 September, 2001)
(4 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: Among contemporary photographers, Frank Monaco has been granted an unusual degree of access to the lives of monks and nuns. His stewardship of this gift has produced images of uncommon beauty, collected in Brothers and Sisters: Glimpses of the Cloistered Life.

Cassian the Monk (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology)
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 August, 1999)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A noteworthy contribution to contemporary scholarship: Stewart's study of the spiritual and theological writings of St John Cassian attempts to provide for students and monastics alike a framework for appreciating Cassian's significance -- and it succeeds brilliantly in doing so.
Christ Among the Medieval Dominicans: Representations of Christ in the Texts and
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by Univ of Notre Dame Pr
Paperback (01 November, 1998)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: an effective reaction: This book is written in reaction to the tendency of neo-scholastic thinkers to neglect the role of the figure of Christ in the thought of Albert the Great,

Cistercian Europe: Architecture of Contemplation
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by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Hardcover (01 April, 2002)
Cistercians, Heresy and Crusade in Occitania, 1145-1229...
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by York Medieval Press
Hardcover (12 April, 2001)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Excellent.: Beverly Kienzle establishes the link effectively between the religious rhetoric of Cistercian anti-heresy preaching and the rise of the Albigensian Crusade in southern France in the early 13th century.

Cluny from the Tenth to the Twelfth Centuries: Further Studies (Variorum Collected Studies Series,
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by Ashgate Publishing
Hardcover (01 March, 2000)
Contemplation in a World of Action (Gethsemani Studies in Psychological and Religious
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by University of Notre Dame Press
Paperback (01 March, 1999)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: the inner life: Thomas Merton lays a foundation for personal growth and transformation through fidelity to "our own truth and inner being."

Convent Chronicles: Women Writing About Women And Reform In The Late Middle Ages
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by Pennsylvania State University Press
Hardcover (30 December, 2004)
Coptic Life in Egypt
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by American University in Cairo Press
Paperback (01 December, 2003)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: One picture is worth...: This is a glorious book of photographs, taken by Claudia Yvonne Wiens over an eight-month period in Egypt in 2001.

Coptic Monasteries: Egypt's Monastic Art and Architecture
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by American University in Cairo Press
Hardcover (01 August, 2002)
Coptic Saints and Pilgrimages
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by American University in Cairo Press
Hardcover (01 August, 2002)

Dancing in the Water of Life (Merton, Thomas//Journal of Thomas Merton)
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by HarperSanFrancisco
Paperback (01 July, 1998)
(6 reviews) 4.67 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Turning toward the world:the pivotal years,Vol 4: This book illustrates vividly the calms and the storms of living out a life of commitment.T
Dialogues in a Monastery
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by Holy Cross Orthodox Press
Paperback (01 June, 1999)

Downtown Monks: Sketches of God in the City
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by Ave Maria Press
Paperback (01 March, 2000)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Monks in the city provide examples and perspective for all.: The lives of monks, the monastic orders, is a fascinating, intriguing world.
Duns Scotus on God (Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology)
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by Ashgate Publishing
Hardcover (28 February, 2005)

Encyclopedia of Monasticism
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by Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers
Library Binding (01 August, 2000)
Encyclopedia of Monasticism
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by Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers
Library Binding (01 August, 2000)

Entirely for God: The Life of Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi (Cistercian Studies Series
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by Cistercian Pubns
Paperback (01 October, 1999)
Essential Monastic Wisdom : Writings on the Contemplative Life
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by HarperSanFrancisco
Paperback (16 May, 2000)
(5 reviews) 4.6 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Peaceful: This is a beautiful book that will help the reader (Catholic or not) retreat into that world of peace that can be found in monastic life.T

Female Monastic Life in Early Tudor England: With an Edition of Richard Fox's Translation of the Benedictine Rule for Women,
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by Ashgate Pub Co
Hardcover (01 June, 2002)
Finding the Treasure: Locating Catholic Religious Life in a New Ecclesial and Cultural Context (Religious Life in a New Millennium,
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by Paulist Press
Paperback (July, 2000)
(8 reviews) 3.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: How Did She Get the Courage?: How did Sandra Schneiders get the courage to write this book? I was amazed and delighted to work my way through her research and logic and find an explanation for the alienation I feel in the Church of my youth.

From Chaos to Mission: Refounding Religious Life Formation
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by Liturgical Press
Paperback (01 February, 1997)
From East to West: A History of Monasticism (From East to West)
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by Herder & Herder
Paperback (01 May, 1999)

Gender and Material Culture: The Archaeology of Religious Women
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by Routledge
Paperback (01 February, 1997)
Grace in the Desert : Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life
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by Jossey-Bass
Hardcover (19 March, 2004)
(4 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Invitation to Quest: Although Dennis Slattery's Grace in the Desert is a moving account of one man's spiritual pilgrimege, we are able to recognize ourselves in his personal heroics.

Holy Folly: Short and Tall Tales from Abbey Gethsemani
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by Black Moss Press
Paperback (01 March, 1999)
(4 reviews) 2 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Holy Folly: Short and Tall Tales from the Abbey of Gethseman: Loved the book! Clearly illustrates that humanity and monastic life co-exist.
Home of the Monk: An Account of English Monastic Life and Buildings in the Middle
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by Kessinger Publishing
Paperback (01 July, 2003)

Home of the Monk: An Account of English Monastic Life and Buildings in the Middle
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by Kessinger Publishing
Paperback (01 July, 2003)
How Far to Follow: The Martyrs of Atlas
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by Cistercian Publications
Paperback (August, 2004)

Illuminated Life: Monastic Wisdom for Seekers of Light
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by Orbis Books
Hardcover (01 March, 2000)
(7 reviews) 3.86 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A wonderful little book of meditations: I admit it, I am a fan of Joan Chittister. And I am a fan of my autographed copy of this book.
In Praise of Benedict
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by St. Bebe's Publications
Paperback (01 October, 1995)

In The Spirit of Happiness : A Book of Spiritual Wisdom
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by Back Bay Books
Paperback (03 January, 2001)
(12 reviews) 4.58 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: BEST BOOK ON THE SPIRITUAL LIFE FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE: This book is amazing. I have read many books on the spiritual life and the monastic life,
John Cassian: Conferences (Classics of Western Spirituality)
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by Paulist Press
Paperback (01 November, 1985)
(2 reviews) 3.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Good, but surpassed: The Classics of Western Spirituality edition of Cassian's Conferences seemed extremely appealing, but it is inevitably disappointing to read out-takes from a work as majestic as the Conferences.

John Cassian: The Institutes (Ancient Christian Writers, No. 58)
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by Newman Pr
Hardcover (01 September, 2000)
Journey in Faith and Fidelity: Women Shaping Religious Life for a Renewed Church
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by Continuum International Publishing Group
Hardcover (01 November, 1999)

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