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Through The Narrow Gate
Through The Narrow Gate
Author: Karen Armstrong
Most people have wondered what it must be like to be a nun, and Karen Armstrong's intimate memoir of life inside a Catholic convent before the reforms of the second Vatican Council offers a rare glimpse into the darkly austere environment that once characterized cloistered orders. The physical separation from her family and the outside world at...  more »
ISBN: 23549
Pages: 281
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Book Type: Paperback
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I loved the book! Regardless of religious denomination, this speaks to the human spirit. The path, the journey are fascinating. The author successfully conveys the odyssey in language and honesty that make her struggles real to the lay person. Yet in the end the author retains her personal spirituality, and is deeply respectful of those choosing the religious life.