Encyclopedia of Monasticism: A-L
William M. Johnston
Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Buddhist monasticism and religious orders - 1556 pages
Review: "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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Edited by Johnston (Recent Reference Books in Religion), this work is unique in its focus on monasticism, defined as "a single-minded commitment to religious life conducted apart from the surrounding ... Read full review
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