Books in category Religion – Monasticism

  • Preghiera e conoscenza di s Per incontrare Dio

    Preghiera e conoscenza di sé. Per incontrare Dio
    Anselm Grün

  • Saint Teresa of Avila The Book of Her Foundations A Study Guide

    Saint Teresa of Avila The Book of Her Foundations: A Study Guide
    Marc Foley, OCD, Teresa of Avila, Otilio Rodriguez, OCD

    The Book of Her Foundations is the least read, the least quoted, the least known of St. Teresa's works. Why this is so is probably because people do not think it is a spiritual book.

  • He is My Heaven

    He is My Heaven
    Jennifer Moorcroft

    In He Is My Heaven, Jennifer Moorcroft draws on Elizabeth’s own writings and other sources to give us a short, readable portrait of this fascinating young woman who fell in love with God.

  • Monasticism a Very Short Introduction

    Monasticism: a Very Short Introduction
    Stephen J. Davis

    ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.

  • The Interior Castle Study Edition

    The Interior Castle Study Edition
    Saint Teresa of Avila

    In the 16th century, St. Teresa of Avila used a castle with seven chambers as a metaphor for a person's spiritual development.

  • The Ascent of Mount Carmel

    The Ascent of Mount Carmel
    Mark Foley, OCD

    Readers of The Ascent of Mount Carmel: Reflections will thank Father Marc Foley for making John’s thought accessible and refreshingly contemporary.

  • Demons and the Making of the Monk

    Demons and the Making of the Monk
    David BRAKKE

    In this finely written study of demonology and Christian spirituality in fourth- and fifth-century Egypt, David Brakke examines how the conception of the monk as a holy and virtuous being was shaped by the combative encounter with demons.

  • Living and Dying in England 1100 1540 The Monastic Experience

    Living and Dying in England 1100-1540 : The Monastic Experience
    Barbara Harvey

    – ;This is an authoritative account of daily life in Westminster Abbey, one of medieval England's greatest monastic communities.

  • Lives of the Anchoresses

    Lives of the Anchoresses
    Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker

    In Lives of the Anchoresses, Anneke Mulder-Bakker offers a new history of these women who chose to forsake the world but did not avoid it. Unlike nuns, anchoresses maintained their ties to society and belonged to no formal religious order.

  • Father Seraphim Rose

    Father Seraphim Rose
    Hieromonk Damascene

    Unlike the print edition, the eBook includes full-color photographs where available: of the 234 photos, 120 are in color. The eBook is fully indexed and cross-referenced, in accordance with the print edition.

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