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No End to the Search

Experiencing Monastic Life
  • By Mark Plaiss
Experiencing Monastic Life
  • By Mark Plaiss
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A monastery is not just for monks. Laypeople enjoy visiting monasteries and learning from the women and men who live there. The silence of the monastery is a retreat from the clatter and bluster of city and suburb. In No End to the Search Mark Plaiss, married with a wife, children, and grandchildren, writes of his visits to various monasteries while striving to delve into the experience and meaning of monasticism. What is behind that wall? What is the appeal of monastic life? To what degree can such a life be lived by persons who are married, and why would they wish to do so? This book explores the relationship between the vowed life of monks and the life of laypersons who are unable to live such vows but desire to share just a sliver of it.

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A monastery is not just for monks. Laypeople enjoy visiting monasteries and learning from the women and men who live there. The silence of the monastery is a retreat from the clatter and bluster of city and suburb. In No End to the Search Mark Plaiss, married with a wife, children, and grandchildren, writes of his visits to various monasteries while striving to delve into the experience and meaning of monasticism. What is behind that wall? What is the appeal of monastic life? To what degree can such a life be lived by persons who are married, and why would they wish to do so? This book explores the relationship between the vowed life of monks and the life of laypersons who are unable to live such vows but desire to share just a sliver of it.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780879071509
    • Manufacturer: Cistercian Pubn
    • ISBN 13: 9780879071509
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2017
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Mark Plaiss
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.50 inches
    • Length: 8.50 inches
    • Weight: 0.50 pounds
    • SKU: 9780879071080
    • Manufacturer: Cistercian Pubn
    • ISBN 13: 9780879071080
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2017
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Mark Plaiss
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