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In this house of Brede

Author: Rumer Godden
Publisher: Chicago : Loyola Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This extraodinarily senstitive and insightful portrait of religious life centers on Phillippa Talbot, a highly successful professional woman who leaves her life among the London elite to join a cloistered Benedictine community. In this gripping narrative of the crises surrounding the ancient Brede abbey, Rumer Godden penetrates to the mysterious, inner heart of a religious community- a place of complexity and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Christian fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rumer Godden
ISBN: 0829421289 9780829421286
OCLC Number: 56920770
Notes: Includes introduction and study questions.
Description: xi, 653 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Rumer Godden, introduction by Phyllis Tickle.
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This extraodinarily senstitive and insightful portrait of religious life centers on Phillippa Talbot, a highly successful professional woman who leaves her life among the London elite to join a cloistered Benedictine community. In this gripping narrative of the crises surrounding the ancient Brede abbey, Rumer Godden penetrates to the mysterious, inner heart of a religious community- a place of complexity and conflict, as well as joy and love. It is a place where Philippa, to her own surprise and her friends' astonishment, finds her life by losing it.

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