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Through the narrow gate

Author: Karen Armstrong
Publisher: London : Macmillan, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the Narrow Gate is Karen Armstrong's intimate memoir of life inside a Catholic convent. With refreshing honesty and clarity, the book takes readers on a revelatory adventure that begins with Armstrong's decision in the course of her spiritual training offers a fascinating view into a shrouded religious life, and a vivid, moving account of the spiritual coming age of one of our most loved and respected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Karen Armstrong; Karen Armstrong
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Armstrong
ISBN: 0333311361 9780333311363
OCLC Number: 8041898
Description: 285 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Karen Armstrong.

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Through the Narrow Gate is Karen Armstrong's intimate memoir of life inside a Catholic convent. With refreshing honesty and clarity, the book takes readers on a revelatory adventure that begins with Armstrong's decision in the course of her spiritual training offers a fascinating view into a shrouded religious life, and a vivid, moving account of the spiritual coming age of one of our most loved and respected interpreters of religious.

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by robertjmyles (WorldCat user on 2008-01-28)

Prelude 1 Decision 2 Pointers, 1956-61 3 An End and a Beginning, 1962 4 Tripton 5 Postulant 6 A Nun Takes the Veil 7 'The Death I have to Die' 8 Burial, 1963-5 9 The Scholasticate 10 Oxford 11 Through the Narrow Gate Afterword, 1980

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