The Cloister Walk

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G.K. Hall, 1996 - Religion - 532 pages
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A reverent study of the monastic world assesses the meaning of the cloistered life in modern times, journeying through a liturgical year to capture the relevance and spiritual significance of the religious life

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User Review  - Julie Connor - Goodreads

Kathleen Norris is a poet, essayist, and deeply reflective author and speaker. In 1974 she moved with her husband, David Dwyer to a farm she inherited from her grandparents' farm in South Dakota. She ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rita Quillen - Goodreads

This book moved me in a way few books do...and I guess it's because it was like very few books I've ever read. It's such a raw, open, personal book, but the writing and the sensibility of it are just exquisite. Read full review

About the author (1996)

Kathleen Norris is the award-winning author of "Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith"; "The Cloister Walk"; & the forthcoming "The Virgin of Bennington". She lives in South Dakota & Hawaii.

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