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Monasticism

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  • The Road to Joyby Thomas Merton; Robert Daggy

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1989; US$ 8.99

    The second volume of Thomas Merton's letters is devoted to his correspondence with friends -- relatives and family friends, longtime friends, special friends, young people he regarded as new friends, and circular letters addressed to groups of friends. They range from 1931, ten years before he became a monk, to 1968, the year in which he died at a... more...

  • A Cry for Mercyby Henri Nouwen

    The Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    A reissue of one of Henri Nouwen?s most powerful and most personal books: prayers that ?reveal a fearful heart, a cry for mercy, rays of hope, the power of the Spirit, the needs of the world, and finally gratitude.? In his continuing search for a deeper understanding of the spiritual life, Henri Nouwen traveled twice to the Trappist monastery in... more...

  • Tom Mertonby Joan C McDonald

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Thomas Merton did not choose to keep his most personal writing secret. He provided for his diaries to be released 25 years after his death. This biography combines the details of those diaries with the more widely known and published circumstances of his life. This is the biography that tells, for the first time, of Thomas Merton as he wanted us to... more...

  • Caesarius of Arlesby William E. Klingshirn

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A study of the Christianisation of southern France through the career and writings of Bishop Caesarius of Arles. more...

  • The Courage for Truthby Thomas Merton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1993; US$ 8.99

    From 1948 until his death in 1968, Thomas corresponded with writers around the world, sharing with them his concerns about war, violence and repression, racism and injustice, and all forms of human aggression. more...

  • Scottish Monastic Landscapesby Derek Hall

    The History Press 2006; US$ 30.61

    This is an important companion volume to James Bond's award-winning Monastic Landcapes, which covers England and Wales more...

  • The Sound of Two Hands Clappingby Georges B. J. Dreyfus

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    A unique insider's account of day-to-day life inside a Tibetan monastery, The Sound of Two Hands Clapping reveals to Western audiences the fascinating details of monastic education. Georges B. J. Dreyfus, the first Westerner to complete the famous Ge-luk curriculum and achieve the distinguished title of geshe, weaves together eloquent and moving... more...

  • The Memory of the Eyesby Georgia Frank

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    Pilgrims in the deserts of Egypt and the holy land during the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. often reported visiting holy people as part of their tours of holy places. This is the first comprehensive study of pilgrimage to these famous ascetics of late antique Christianity. more...

  • Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynshamby Christopher A. Jones

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This 1999 book contains an edition of the Latin text and complete English translation of Ælfric's liturgical 'letter'. more...

  • A history of Franciscan education (c. 1210-1517)by B. Roest

    BRILL 2000; US$ 204.00

    This volume offers a new synthesis of Franciscan education, showing the dynamic development of the Franciscan school network. Also discussed is the relationship between the medieval universities and the study programmes offered to Franciscan students. more...