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The holy way : practices for a simple life

Author: Paula Huston
Publisher: Chicago : Loyola Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is leading a simple life possible? She discovers that she can find the keys to a simple life in the lives and writings of the great monastic saints, and she examines a variety of measures that point the way toward the practical, day-to-day simplicity of a life that so many desire.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Huston
ISBN: 082941441X 9780829414417
OCLC Number: 52937343
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Religion) 2003
Description: xxiv, 358 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. I. Withdrawing and Taking Stock --
1. Solitude: The Way of the Hermit --
2. Silence: The Way of the Cenobite --
pt. II. Cleansing and Finding Strength --
3. Awareness: The Way of the Ascetic --
4. Purity: The Way of the Celibate --
pt. III. Discovering a New Community --
5. Devotion: The Way of the Psalm Singer --
pt. IV. Facing the Demons --
6. Right Livelihood: The Way of the Laborer --
7. Confidence: The Way of the Mendicant --
8. Integrity: The Way of the Reformer --
pt. V. Returning to the World --
9. Generosity: The Way of the Servant --
10. Tranquility: The Way of the Contemplative --
11. Beginning.
Responsibility: Paula Huston.
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Is leading a simple life possible? She discovers that she can find the keys to a simple life in the lives and writings of the great monastic saints, and she examines a variety of measures that point the way toward the practical, day-to-day simplicity of a life that so many desire.

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