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The Monastery By Walter Scott
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The Monastery: a Romance (1820) is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. Along with The Abbot, it is one of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources and is set in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots,... More > and the Elizabethan period.The action is centred on the Monastery of Kennaquhair, probably based on Melrose Abbey in south east Scotland, on the River Tweed. At this time, circa 1550, the Scottish Reformation is just beginning, and the monastery is in peril.A love story is interwoven as the Glendinning boys fall in love with Mary Avenel. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monastery Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Monastery By Sir Walter Scott
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The story itself is about two brothers and their interaction between the local priests and politics, intermingled with a ghostly woman in white who seeks to give advice and lead them, and others, to... More > a Bible and its teachings (very heretic to the teachings of the Catholic priests who feel it's demonic to read the Bible instead of taking their interpretation of it), as well as both being in love with the same woman.< Less
Monastery Prisons By Daniel H. Shubin
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Little is known regarding prisons located inside Russian Orthodox monasteries for the incarceration and persecution of religious dissenters and sectarians, political activists, and criminals. This... More > book focuses on the history of such prisons and the lives of the inmates subject to monastery incarceration by Imperial Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church. The period covered begins 1441, and ends 1905. Likewise included are the women incarcerated in convents over the same period. This is a part of history that is unknown to the non-Russian speaking world, and which the author hopes to unveil. This book deals with the fate of those known as monastery prisoners, those individuals having the misfortune due to violations against Orthodoxy, or against Imperial Russia, to be incarcerated in a monastery prison. Daniel H Shubin has written several books on history, philosophy and religion of Russia.< Less
The secret of the monastery By Giovanni Catania
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The monk warrior A monastery on the slopes of Etna, a Benedictine monk warrior, a dark murderer, are the ingredients that characterize the historical novel set in a medieval time frame where the... More > violence of nature and the, the brutality of ruthless bandits intertwine with the historical events of the time blurring the sweet serenity of the place and the search for God by many pious souls.< Less
English Monasteries By A. Hamilton (Alexander Hamilton) Thompson
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Sapara Monastery By Clifton Meador
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We took a train to the far corner of the Republic of Georgia to spend a few days at a 10th century monastery on the Turkish border, high up in the mountains. It was winter, bleak, gray, and cold,... More > but the monastery was another world, really unexpected, though that sounds trite. I can't explain it in words. A photo-essay about an orthodox monastery in the Republic of Georgia.< Less
The Monastery Baby. By Carole Scott
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The quiet atmosphere of an ancient Northumbrian monastery is shattered when an archaeological dig turns up the skeletal remains of a baby. Buried with the baby are the skeletal remains of a domestic... More > cat. Could this have been a ritualistic killing? And why have the long-time dead of the the sleepy village of Little Chunwick returned? Who is to blame for the hauntings? Is it possible that a curse cast by three vengeful witches has damned their souls forever? Psychic mediums Amanda Collins and Rosy Buttons are called upon once again to solve the mystery of the monastery baby, and the violent chaos surrounding a witchcraft exhibition in a local museum. Can Amanda and Rosy stop the hauntings before the spirits of the dead outnumber the living?< Less
The Monastery Baby. By Carole Scott
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The quiet atmosphere of an ancient Northumbrian monastery is shattered when an archaeological dig turns up the skeletal remains of a baby. Buried with the baby are the skeletal remains of a domestic... More > cat. Could this have been a ritualistic killing? And why have the long-time dead of the the sleepy village of Little Chunwick returned? Who is to blame for the hauntings? Is it possible that a curse cast by three vengeful witches has damned their souls forever? Psychic mediums Amanda Collins and Rosy Buttons are called upon once again to solve the mystery of the monastery baby, and the violent chaos surrounding a witchcraft exhibition in a local museum. Can Amanda and Rosy stop the hauntings before the spirits of the dead outnumber the living?< Less
Entering the Monastery By Renshin Bunce
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I lived in and around San Francisco Zen Center for 12 years. During that time, I kept an online journal on The Well, one of the earliest of the social networking sites. This book is composed of... More > those journals, offered in a response to the question asked by many people who come to one of Zen Center's temples: "What's it like to be a monk in modern America?"< Less
VESPERS according to the Benedictine ritual By Clear Creek Monastery
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Booklet used by the guests to attend VESPERS (and the benediction of the Blessed Sacrament) at Clear Creek Monastery. This booklet includes the Latin text and the English translation of the... More > Benedictine Office. This is a reprint.< Less