Encyclopedia of Monasticism: A-L

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William M. Johnston, Claire Renkin
Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Religion - 1556 pages
"This well-written, well-researched reference source brings together monastic life with particular attention to three traditions: Buddhist, Eastern Christian, and Western Christian."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

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