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The Cloister Walk

by Kathleen Norris

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24272190M
ISBN 109781436269858, 9781573225847, 9781436269889

Get this book in print. stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com; Barnes&stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com; The Cloister Walk demonstrates, from the rare perspective of someone who is both an insider and outsider, how immersion in the cloistered world -- its liturgy, its ritual, its sense of community -- can impart meaning to everyday events and deepen our secular lives. In this stirring and /5(16). Get this from a library! The cloister walk. [Kathleen Norris] -- Why would a married woman with a thoroughly Protestant background and often more doubt than faith be drawn to the ancient practice of monasticism, to a community of celibate men whose days are.

Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris, , download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris, , download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR “Vivid, compelling An embrace of moral and spiritual. The Cloister Walk (Book): Norris, Kathleen: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR Vivid, compelling An embrace of moral and spiritual contemplation. -The New York Times A remarkable piece of writing. If read with humility and attention, Kathleen Norris's book becomes lectio divina, or holy reading.

The Cloister Walk offers a bridge into the life in a monastery from the viewpoint of an outsider - Norris comes from a protestant background, she's married - but have in different periods over some years been a Benedictine oblate (as a lay person attached to a monastery)/5(13). Biography. Kathleen Norris was born in Washington, D.C. on July 27, As a child, Norris moved to Hawaii with her parents, John Norris and Lois Totten, and in graduated from Punahou Preparatory School. Growing up, she spent most summers in her grandparent's town, Lemmon, South Dakota. After graduating from Bennington College in Vermont in , Norris became arts administrator of the.


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"The Cloister Walk" seems to do this with greater facility and to greater effect than "Dakota: A Spiritual Geography." In "The Cloister Walk," Norris, an apathetic Christian turned agnostic turned yearning Protestant, relates her experiences (physical and spiritual) as an oblate with the stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by: Apr 02,  · The Cloister Walk offers “food” for the soul at a time when many of us are hungry.

Norris’s book chronicles her experiences as a lay oblate at St. John's Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Collegeville, Minnesota/5.

Apr 01,  · "The Cloister Walk" seems to do this with greater facility and to greater effect than "Dakota: A Spiritual Geography." In "The Cloister Walk," Norris, an apathetic Christian turned agnostic turned yearning Protestant, relates her experiences (physical /5(). In her book the Cloister Walk, Kathleen Norris describes her spiritual journey into the monastic lifestyle.

Through describing her nine months of experiences living with the Benedictines, practicing community living, singing psalms and embarking on other contemplative practices, Norris brings the reader along in her soulful evolution/5. About the Book The The Cloister Walk book Walk.

by Kathleen Norris. Part memoir, part meditation, The Cloister Walk is the movingly written and thought-provoking record of a married, Protestant woman's time spent in a community of men in a traditional Benedictine monastery in Minnesota.

Any reader seeking a meaningful life - not necessarily a religious one. About The Cloister Walk A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR “Vivid, compelling An embrace of moral and spiritual contemplation.” –The New York Times “A remarkable piece of writing.

If read with humility and attention, Kathleen Norris’s book becomes lectio divina, or holy reading.” –The Boston. Part memoir, part meditation, The Cloister Walk is the movingly written and thought-provoking record of a married, Protestant woman's time spent in a community of men in a traditional Benedictine monastery in Minnesota.

Any reader seeking a meaningful life not necessarily a religious one will be inspired by author Kathleen Norris's experiences 5/5(1). Kathleen Norris' magnum opus, The Cloister Walk, has provided the entrance into monastic spirituality for almost as many people as any work in history, assuming, of course, that the people who purchased her book read, mark, and inward digest the meanings contained stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com is a truly remarkable achievement--one born of contradiction and stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by: Apr 05,  · Kathleen Norris' magnum opus, The Cloister Walk, has provided the entrance into monastic spirituality for almost as many people as any work in history, assuming, of course, that the people who purchased her book read, mark, and inward digest the meanings contained therein/5(9).

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Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Discussion Questions The Cloister Walk. by Kathleen Norris. Oct 09,  · The only flaw in The Cloister Walk is the occasional repetition of information, a result of the individual essays having been written at different times and.

I have to steer my fellow Audibilians toward "The Cloister Walk". Let me make this short and sweet, just like the book. Here's three reasons why I loved it -- and why you might too: 1. Kathleen Norris had some very practical things to say to me as a human being, with all of the positive/negative, physical/spiritual, temporal/eternal things that.

She offers her rare perspective on being both an insider and an outsider, how immersion in the cloister world - its liturgy, rituals, and sense of community - can impart meaning to everyday events and deepen our spiritual and secular lives.

The Cloister Walk () by Kathleen Norris5/5(1). Kathleen Norris is the award-winning, bestselling author of Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith; The Cloister Walk; and Dakota: A Spiritual stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com poems have appeared in The New Yorker, in various anthologies, and in her own three volumes of poetry.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Dec 13,  · A New York Times bestseller for 23 weeksA New York Times Notable Book of the Year"A strange and beautiful book Part memoir, part meditation, it is a remarkable piece of writing." -The Boston Globe"The Cloister Walk is a new opportunity to discover a remarkable writer with a huge, wise heart Norris resonates deeply for a lot of people: She's.

The allure of the monastic life baffles most lay people, but in her second book Norris (Dakota) goes far in explaining it. The author, raised Protestant, has been a Benedictine oblate, or lay associat.

The Cloister Walk. By Kathleen Norris. Riverhead Books. $ Reviewed by Molly Finn The first time I read The Cloister Walk I was somewhat interested, somewhat irritated. The fact that Kathleen Norris-a married, Protestant poet transplanted from New York City to a small town on the plains of South Dakota-is an oblate in a Benedictine.

Get this from a library. The cloister walk. [Kathleen Norris] -- A 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.

Kathleen Norris' magnum opus, The Cloister Walk, has provided the entrance into monastic spirituality for almost as many people as any work in history, assuming, of course, that the people who purchased her book read, mark, and inward digest the meanings contained stcroixcaribbeanweddings.coms: A New York Times bestseller for 23 weeks A New York Times Notable Book of the Year "A strange and beautiful book Part memoir, part meditation, it is a remarkable piece of writing." -The Boston Globe "The Cloister Walk is a new opportunity to discover a remarkable writer with a huge, wise heart Norris resonates deeply for a lot of people: She's one of those writers who demands to be /5(18).The Cloister Walk demonstrates, in this stirring and lyrical work, the monastery becomes immediate, accessible, and relevant to us, no matter what our faith may be." Newsday says, "Norris presents ample proof that holy people don't have to be starchy If you learn anything from The Cloister Walk, it's that monks are people too.