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Cloister and Community

Life within a Carmelite Monastery

by Mary Jo Weaver

  • 347 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Roman Catholic Church,
  • Specific Members Of Religious Congregations And Orders,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • Indiana,
  • General,
  • Institutions & Organizations,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Christianity - General,
  • 1515-1582,
  • Carmelite Nuns,
  • Carmelites of Indianapolis,
  • History,
  • Teresa,,
  • of Avila, Saint,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9663874M
    ISBN 100253341841
    ISBN 109780253341846

      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 /5(22).   Cloister and Community is a beautifully written and handsomely produced book that offers readers a privileged view of the world of present-day contemplative spirituality. Publisher: Indiana University Press ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Dimensions: x Author: Mary Jo Weaver.

    ‘Often the cloister was the only refuge for women who wanted to pursue learning and be active in scholarly life.’ ‘Sirens, the most common hybrids to be included in Romanesque sculpture, appear frequently in the context of the monastic cloister.’ ‘Before, books and maps were produced and copied by monks in cloisters.’. "In The Cloister, Carroll has produced a sweeping, beautifully crafted book--perhaps his best yet."--Wall Street Journal“The Cloister poetically pingpongs between Abélard’s abbey in Saint-Denis in the s, elsewhere in France during and after World War II, and Upper Manhattan in the early s Carroll weaves a patchwork of disparate threads, threads unraveled from clerical.

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   In the book, thematic chapters and individual oral histories are punctuated by her simple, striking photographs of the nuns in their cloistered community. .


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Weaver focuses on a modern Indianapolis community and describes how the sisters incorporate Carmelite belief and practice into their daily lives. Cloister and Community is a beautifully written and handsomely produced book that offers readers a privileged view of the world of present-day contemplative spirituality/5(5).

I became interested in Mary Jo Weaver's book 'Cloister and Community' for several reasons - I am a solitary follower of spiritual practices derivative of monastic traditions; the idea of communities in transition intrigues me; finally, the fictional account in Mark Salzman's 'Lying Awake' of a Carmelite community in particular made me want to understand a real community's life and dynamic/5.

Cloister and Community is a beautifully written and handsomely produced book that offers readers a privileged view of the world of present-day contemplative spirituality. show more. Product details.

Format Hardback | pages Dimensions 4/5(7). "If the book has a plot, it is this one," begins Weaver in this fascinating snapshot of the history of the Carmelite monastery in Indianapolis. "The community that began in as a gr. Cloister and Community Life Within A Carmelite Monastery (Book): Weaver, Mary Jo: For centuries the Spanish mystic Teresa of Avila has fascinated anyone interested in a life lived out of the depths of the human spirit.

With warm and lively prose, Mary Jo Weaver tells not only Teresa's story but also how Teresa's ideals are lived by contemporary Carmelite nuns in Indianapolis. Get this from a library. Cloister and community: life within a Carmelite monastery. [Mary Jo Weaver] -- "Imagine a medieval castle with a Web site.

The Carmelite monastery of Indianapolis has strong towers, heavy oak doors and hand-wrought iron fittings, and hallways marked off by heavy chains where.

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A picaresque historical novel by Charles Reade, publish 4/5. Weaver, Mary Jo. The Carmelite Monastery, Indianapolis. A vivid description of monastic life and the tradition of contemplative spirituality. pp HBK. The Cloister book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

From National Book Award-winning writer James Carroll comes a novel o /5. Cloister Bookstore. 1, likes 3 talking about this 8 were here. Celebrating over 50 years.

LOCATIONS: Hincks Street, Bridgetown - Sheraton Centre - Dome Mall, Warrens - 5/5(4). This chapter explores the paradox of the 'cloister' in monastic life, and Christian spirituality more broadly, as a liminal space by drawing on Michel Foucault, Henri Lefebvre, Gaston Bachelard, and more recent writing by Philip Sheldrake, Belden Lane and Timothy Gorringe.

Physically and metaphorically the 'cloister' in the Rule of Benedict and in the writing of Gertrude of Helfta enables Author: Katharine Massam. Choose your setting—The Cloister Main Building and Wings, The Cloister Beach Club, or The Cloister Ocean no matter where you are, rooms are finely detailed, spacious, and welcoming.

Each with its own charm. Just like Sea date: In the end, the author's close encounter with liturgical life enabled her to come to a richer understanding of friendship, marriage, worship, and community life.

The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris is a truly original and enlightening account of the deepening of one person's spiritual life. In The Social History of the Cloister Elizabeth Rapley goes beyond the monastic rulebooks, legal and notarial records, and memoirs of famous women who passed through monastery doors to the chronicles, letters, and other little-known writings produced by nuns for and about themselves.

Working from these accounts, Rapley is able to provide a far more complex picture of women who, as a whole. The Cloister James Carroll, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary From National Book Award-winning writer James Carroll comes a novel of the timeless love story of Peter Abelard and Heloïse, and its impact on a modern priest and a.

Part record of her time among the Benedictines, part meditation on various aspects of monastic life, 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.

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The Cloister was made aware by Jeff Bach, director of the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, that a Kinzers book dealer was selling the ledger. "We drove there and took a look at it. The Cloister's own records show about residents aroundfalling to residents in (mid-years), and by only two years after Beissel's death, the number had dwindled to brothers, sisters, and householders.

Those who remained, lived in a small community .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.The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County, grounds of the community are now owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and are administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

Marie Kachel Bucher, the last surviving resident Location: Jct. of US and.