Encyclopedia of Monasticism

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William M. Johnston
Routledge, Dec 4, 2013 - Reference - 2000 pages
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Encyclopedia of monasticism

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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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William M. Johnston is professor emeritus of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and specializes in the field of European intellectual history. Some of his books include Recent Reference Books in Religion, In Search of Italy: Foreign Writers in Northern Italy, and The Austrian Mind: An Intellectual and Social History, 1848-1938.

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