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St. Benedict: Hero of the Hills
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by Ignatius Press
Paperback (01 January, 2001)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: it dousent get better than this: There is not a Religios book in the world like this the auther took all the facts and turnd saint benidicts life into a naritiv like it is realy happining while you are reading it.
Stones Laid Before the Lord: A History of Monastic Architecture (Cistercian Studies
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by Cistercian Pubns
Hardcover (01 May, 1999)

Structures of Reform: The Mercedarian Order in the Spanish Golden Age (Cultures, Beliefs and Traditions.
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by Brill Academic Publishers
Hardcover (01 August, 2000)
Sun Dancing: Life in a medieval Irish monastery and how Celtic spirituality influenced
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by Harvest/HBJ Book
Paperback (01 March, 1999)
(6 reviews) 3.67 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Is it history or historical fiction?: As the reviewer from the Atlantic Monthly points out, this book is half history, half historical fiction.

Sustainability and Spirituality
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by State University of New York Press
Paperback (12 August, 2004)
The Abbey Up the Hill: A Year in the Life of a Monastic Day-Tripper
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by Morehouse Group
Paperback (01 August, 2002)
(5 reviews) 4.8 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Personal memoir and testimony as a recovering alcoholic: The Abbey Up The Hill: A Year In The Life Of A Monastic Day-Tripper by lobbyist and speech writer Carol Bonomo is her personal memoir and testimony as a recovering alcoholic and depicts her compelling quest for spiritual enlightenment.

The Age of the Cloister: The Story of Monastic Life in the Middle Ages
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by HiddenSpring
Paperback (01 April, 2003)
The Artificiality of Christianity: Essays on the Poetics of Monasticism (Figurae (Stanford,
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by Stanford University Press
Hardcover (01 November, 2002)

The Benedictine Handbook
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by Liturgical Press
Hardcover (01 August, 2003)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Listen!: The Benedictine Handbook is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in spiritual development, particularly through the Benedictine tradition and practice.
The Cistercian Evolution: The Invention of a Religious Order in Twelfth-Century Europe
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by University of Pennsylvania Press
Hardcover (01 April, 2000)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Rewriting the history of the Twelfth Century: The commonly held view of the creation of the Cistercian Order has several cherished elements: a foundation date for the order in the early 1100s during the lifetime of Bernard of Clairvaux;

The Cistercians in the Early Middle Ages: Written to Commemorate the Nine Hundredth
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by Gracewing
Hardcover (01 December, 1999)
The Cloister Walk
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by Riverhead Books
Paperback (01 April, 1997)
(48 reviews) 4.44 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: In the tradition of Thomas Merton, Kathleen Norris gives us an intimate look at how religious life fills a gap in the soul. Her poetic sensibilities internalize the monastery as a symbol of spirituality,

The Convent and the Community in Late Medieval England : Female Monasteries in the Diocese of Norwich,
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by Boydell Press
Hardcover (20 March, 1998)
The Early Days of the Little Monk: The Seventh Gift
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by Paulist Press
Paperback (01 September, 1999)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Profound wisdom amidst the parables!: Strikingly attractive illustrations combined with a hard-hitting simple, yet profound message make this book a must read for the young and old alike.

The Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages
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by Blackwell Publishers
Hardcover (01 December, 2000)
The Empty Mirror: Experiences in a Japanese Zen Monastery
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by Griffin Trade Paperback
Paperback (14 April, 1999)
(10 reviews) 4.8 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Crazy Zen Wisdom: I hadn't realized when I picked up this book that it was written in 1973 about experiences in the 1950's. Although it remains relevant in this time,

The Father and the Son: My Father's Journey into the Monastic Life
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by Perennial
Paperback (09 January, 2001)
(13 reviews) 4.31 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A Tale of Two Journeys: This book could well be retitled, "How I Coped With My Father's Journey into Monastic Life." Matt Murray's account of his father's life,
The Forgotten Desert Mothers: Sayings, Lives, and Stories of Early Christian Wome
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by Paulist Press
Paperback (01 March, 2001)
(2 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Buy it for the sayings of the Ammas: The sayings of the desert mothers (the Ammas) are worth the purchase of the book. They are starkly beautiful and fresh.

The Hermit: A Personal Discovery of Prayer
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by Alba House
Paperback (01 March, 1999)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Diamond in the rough: This book offers great advice on how to pray, using the "Lord's Prayer" as the framework for all prayer. It tells the story of a minister who has lost his way and seeks the help of a hermit he has heard of.
The Historical Atlas of Eastern and Western Christian Monasticism
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by Liturgical Press
Hardcover (01 August, 2003)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A fascinating overview: The Historical Atlas Of Eastern And Western Christian Monasticism is an eloquently and beautifully presented guide and survey of the monastic way of life practiced by religious men and women for millennia.

The Intentional Life: The Making of a Spiritual Vocation
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by Paraclete Press (MA)
Paperback (01 February, 2003)
The Language of Silence: The Changing Face of Monastic Solitude (Traditions in Christian
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by Orbis Books
Paperback (01 October, 2003)

The Life of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus,
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by Cistercian Publications
Paperback (01 October, 1999)
The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: A Study of Monastic Culture
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by Fordham University Press
Paperback (01 August, 1982)

The Monastic Order in Yorkshire, 1069-1215 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and
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by Cambridge University Press
Hardcover (28 March, 1999)
The Monastic Rules (The Augustine Series, V. 4)
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by New City Press
Paperback (01 April, 2004)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Excellent Insight: This is a delightful little book. The insight of the introduction is wonderful, and the translation is faithful.

The Moses Legacy: The Evidence of History
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by Sidgwick & Jackson
Hardcover (01 June, 2002)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A Great Read: You must read Phillips' earlier book "Act of God" before you read this book. In the first book, Phillips explained how all the 'miracles' as experienced by Moses and the Hebrews (eg parting of the Sea of Reed) could be explained by the volcanic eruption of Thera.I
The Mystics of Engelthal : Writings from a Medieval Monastery
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by Palgrave Macmillan
Hardcover (15 October, 1998)

The Orchards of Perseverance: Conversations With Trappist Monks About God, Their
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by St. Therese's Press
Paperback (01 January, 2000)
(5 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: One might argue that the world does not need any more what-it's-like-to-live-in-a-monastery books. But The Orchards of Perseverance by David D. Perata offers such a fresh, smart, down-to-earth perspective on the monastic experience that even if you're suffering from compline-fatigue,
The Ordinal of the Abbey of the Holy Trinity Fcamp (Fcamp, Muse de la Bndictine, MS 186),
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by Henry Bradshaw Society
Hardcover (04 May, 2000)

The Premonstratensian Order in Late Medieval England (Studies in the History of Medieval
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by Boydell Press
Hardcover (28 December, 2000)
The Rule of Benedict for Beginners: Spirituality for Daily Life
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by Liturgical Press
Paperback (01 January, 2003)
(3 reviews) 4.67 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Listen!: Wil Derkse's book on the Rule of Benedict for beginners is a wonderful introduction to this subject. The Rule of St. Benedict itself is a fairly short book,

The Rule of Saint Benedict
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by Liturgical Press
Hardcover (01 May, 2001)
The Rule of St. Benedict Library: Primary and Secondary Sources
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by Liturgical Press
CD-ROM (01 February, 1999)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A very valuable tool for scholars;a most useful gift for all: In this day when so much work in done on the computer, to have the Rule of Saint Benedict and so many relative documents at our fingertips is a real plus.

The Rule of the Society of St. John the Evangelist
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by Cowley Publications
Paperback (01 June, 1997)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Not just for the members of the Society, But all Christians: How do I begin? In this clean and concise volume the entire tapestry of the Society of St.
The Sacred World of the Penitentes
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by Smithsonian Books
Paperback (01 August, 2000)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: An honest account of the Penitente religion: This book is based on a thorough study of the Penitente religion. After reading the significant analysis given,

The Seven Storey Mountain
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by Harcourt
Paperback (01 October, 1999)
(61 reviews) 4.3 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: I love you, Merty!: It has been a couple of years since I read this autobiography. From the perspective of an always aspiring writer and poet,
The Sound of Listening: A Retreat Journal from Thomas Merton's Hermitage
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by Continuum International Publishing Group
Paperback (01 September, 1999)
(1 reviews) 3 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: To which audience is this book addressed?: A pleasantly presented sketch of the authors time in pray at the merton hermitage.It is simply written and the chapters are light and short.

The Surangama Sutra (Leng Yen Ching: Chinese Rendering by Master Paramiti of Central North India at Chih Chih Monastery,
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by Munshirm Manoharlal Pub Pvt Ltd
Hardcover (02 May, 2001)
The Thorney Annals 963-1412 A.D.: An Edition and Translation
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by Edwin Mellen Press
Hardcover (01 June, 1997)

The Value Of Solitude: The Ethics And Spirituality Of Aloneness In Autobiography
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by University Press of Virginia
Hardcover (01 November, 2004)
The View from a Monastery
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by Riverhead Books
Hardcover (01 May, 1999)
(19 reviews) 4.05 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: The View from a Monastery by Brother Benet Tvedten, is a memoir of life in the Benedictine community at South Dakota's Blue Cloud Abbey. (This abbey was famously described by Kathleen Norris in both Dakota and The Cloister Walk.)

The Way of a Pilgrim
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by Audio Literature
Audio Cassette (01 October, 1994)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Take this "Pilgrim" for a ride in your car!: When I first read this Russian spiritual classic three years ago, much of the Orthodox terminology was foreign to me.
The Wild, White Goose: The Diary of a Female Zen Priest
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by Shasta Abbey Press
Paperback (01 July, 2002)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Not for the faint of heart!: This is the complete diary of British Soto Zen master Jiyu-Kennett Roshi. It was originally published in two volumes,

The Wisdom of Accepted Tenderness: Going Deeper into the Abba Experience
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by Dimension Books
Paperback (01 June, 1983)
The Word in the Desert: Scripture and the Quest for Holiness in Early Christian Monasticis
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 November, 1992)
(3 reviews) 4.67 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: The Word shines in the Apophthegmata Patrum: The Word in The desert:This fine study explores the interpretive process and effective application as the center of the desert fathers' quest for holiness.

Thomas Merton and the Monastic Vision
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by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Paperback (01 October, 1999)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A vision of Merton from his home: This work is an attempt to understand Merton against the background of his contemplative experience as a Trappist monk.
Thomas Merton's Paradise Journey: Writings on Contemplation
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by Saint Anthony Messenger Press and Franciscan
Paperback (01 April, 2000)

Thoughts in Solitude
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by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Paperback (29 November, 1999)
(13 reviews) 4.69 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: 37 Lucid Meditations on the Spiritual Life: This slender book is one of Merton's best. It contains several brief, luminous, sound,
Thoughts Matter: The Practice of the Spiritual Life
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by Continuum International Publishing Group
Paperback (01 January, 1999)
(5 reviews) 4.8 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Best capsule course in ascetic theology I have seen: Based on the classic ascetic practises of the patristic era, and on their application in the Rule of Benedict,

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