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Category: All Categories: Religion: Christianity: Monastic and Religious Life
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Bernardi, Stefania, and others  
La Casalinga di Cristo

Publisher: Roma, Edizioni delle Donne, 1976..
234 p. 18 cm. Inchiesta sulle suore in Italia. A series of interviews with Italian nuns to determine why they choose to be Christ's Housewives, and how they peercieve their lives. Stock #28,263. Vg/ wrappers

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Bourdillon, A. F. C. (Anne Francis Claudine).  
The Order of Minoresses in England (Being a Thesis Presented for the Degree of M. A. in the University of Manchester).

Publisher: Manchester UP, 1926; reprint Gregg 1965.
Chapters include The Foundation of the Order and the Development of the Rule; The Foundation of the English Houses; Property; Lay Connections; Relations with the Friars Minor; Everyday Life; The Dissolution and After; List of Abbesses; Individual Minoresses; Persons Buried in Minoress Houses; Table of Gifts of Real Property to Minoresses; Genealogical Table of Benefactors and Key; Bibliography. 107 p., index, 2 folding maps, folding genealogical chart, 22.5 cm.; brown cloth boards; fine. 31345x.

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Bournis, Theodoritos  
I was in the Isle Patmos

Publisher: Athens, 1968.
[63] p., illus., 19.5 cm. Patmos was the desolate island in the Aegean to which St. John the Apostle was banished. This booklet was written by the Abbot of the monastery that commenorates John. Stock# 42,289. Vg / soft cover.

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Cawley, Martinus, ed.  
The Ancient Usages of the Cistercian Order (Ecclesiastica Officia)
Publisher: Guadalupe Translations, Lafayette, OR, 1998.
Paperback. Condition: Good/None Green paper card-stock weight wraps, bent at bottom front corner. Small quarto. Interior clean and unmarked. Text, including introduction and glossary, arranged in two columns per page. Includes illustrated details of Cistercian architecture. A paper pamphlet is laid in of Guadalupe Translations Trappist Series catalogue, (an 8 1/2 x 11 paper folded), also a postcard with a handwritten note from the publisher about upcoming releases. BOOK INFO: The liturgical duties or regulations of the citeaux. Includes a glossary of terms. The Trappist-Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Lafayette, OR, publishes books about its daily life, biography and history to share its heritage to a wider audience. Language: English. Unpaginated, about 104 pp. excluding various indices.

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Francesco d'Assisi, Saint, Legend  
Le Speculum Perfectionis ou mémoires de Frere Leon sur le seconde partie de la Vie de Saint François

Publisher: Manchester UP/Gregg Reprint, 1966.
Two volumes: 1, Texte Latine, 1928, 382 p.; 2, Étude critique, 1931, 313 p. Edited by Paul Sabatier; published with an introduction by A. G. Little. A basic source for the life of Saint Francis of Assisi and early Franciscan history. Stock# 38,544x. Vg,as new.

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Gemelli, Agostino, O.F.M.  
Il Francescanesimo

Publisher: Milano, Vita e Pensiero, 1932..
xvi, 476 p., illustrated capitals; 21 cm. A history of the Franciscan order and the appeal of Franciscanism. Stock# 38,833. Vg, bound in cloth with the original wrappers pasted over. Franciscanism in Italy; Catholic Church; St. Francis of Assisi (b. 1182).

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Kinder, Terryl N.  
I Cisterciensi: Vita Quotidiana, Cultura, Arte
Publisher: Jaca Book, Milano, 1997.
ISBN: 9788816602144 First Edition Hardcover. Condition: Very Good/Good "Clean black cloth boards, Quarto, lower front and upper rear corners pushed. Dustjacket unpriceclipped with light edgewear at heel of spine and 1/4 in closed tear to head. Binding is tight. Heavy pages are clean and unmarked." "BOOK INFO: Exploring Cistercian abbeys and the reform movement of Benedictine order in the 11th and 12th centuries, as well as lesser-known monasteries. Edited by Claudio Stercal. Translated by Laura Majocchi. Original title of this scarce book, The Cistercian Europe. Additional charges apply for extra weight and if shipped internationally. Ships from US.". Language: Italian. Pages: 392

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Lackner, Bede K.  
The Eleventh-Century Background of Citeaux
Publisher: Cistercian Publications, Incorporated, Washington, DC, 1972.
Cistercian Studies Series: Number 8 Series: Cistercian Studies Series: Number 8ISBN: 9780879078089 Hardcover. Condition: Good/None Linen colored cloth boards with light red pencil mark on front. Octavo. Binding square and tight. BOOK INFO: Exploring the contemporary milieu and monastic developments-not just the Citeaux Founders-in order to understand how the Cistercians began and grew. Includes bibliography and index. Language: English. Pages: 309

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Laven, Mary, 1969- .  
Virgins of Venice. Broken Vows and Cloistered Lives in the Renaissance Convent.

Publisher: Viking [c2002]. 'First American edition'.
282 p., 17 photos; 21.5 cm. The city of late Renaissance Venice included 50 convents housing over 3000 nuns, many of them upper-class women immured against their will. "Laven has created a detailed and dramatic tapestry of resourceful, determined, often passionate women who managed to lead fulfilling lives... Far from being precincts of piety and silence, the convents of Venice were hotbeds of political scheming, colorful pageantry, gorgeous decoration, and illicit love affairs." Based on records kept during the counter-reformation. Color pictorial dj; fine. stock#816.

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Magheri Cataluccio, Elena.  
Il Lausaïkon di Palladio tra Semiotica e Storia, intro. Réginald Grégoire.

Publisher: Roma, Herder, 1984.
xxx, 212 p., indexes; 24 cm. An examination of the Lausiac History of Palladius, Bishop of Aspuna, d. ca. 430. Stock #27,986. Fine/ paper covers.

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Matt, Leonard von & Stephan Hilpisch. Graf, Ernst, translator. [Benedict, ca. 480-543, saint]  
Saint Benedict. Translated from the German by Dom Ernst Graf.

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery, 1961.
226 p., 190 photographs, 24.5 cm. The photographs of von Matt accompanied by text tell the story of St. Benedict (ca. 480-543) and the Benedictine order into the twentieth century. Vg/dj good, some wear and small tears. stock#101810.

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Mazzucchelli, Mario, 1896-  
La Monaca da Monza Suor Virginia Maria de Leyva [The Nun of Monza]

Publisher: Milano, dall'Oglio [1962]..
394 p., plates, 22 cm. The life of Marianna de Leyva, known as Signora di Monza, 1576-1650. Stock# 41,330. Vg, pictorial boards; . Italian religious history, biography.

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Thomas (Father Louis) Merton  
Gethsemani: A Life of Praise
Publisher: Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, 1966.
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good/Fair Cream cloth boards lightly toned at spine with black and gilt decoration and gilt titling on front and spine. Binding is square and sound. Interior clean and unmarked. Dustjacket with edgewear and chipping at spine ends. "BOOK INFO: Is the way of the monk deluded and selfish? The only way to know the monastic life is to live it, but this book offers a window into their world, candid and disarmingly frank, through brief essays on Monastic Life, the Spirit of Gethsemani, Monastic Work, and the Life of Praise beautifully illuminated by B&W photographs, (more photos than text).". Language: English. Pages: 62

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Waddell, Chrysogonus, ed., Monk of Gethsemani Abbey  
Narrative and Legislative Texts from Early Citeaux, Latin Text in Dual Edition with English Translation and Notes
Publisher: Abbaye de Citeaux-Commentarii cistercienses, 1999.
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good/Very good Clean, dark navy cloth boards in bright, glossy dustjacket with lightest crinkling along edges, else near fine. Octavo. Interior unmarked. Binding tight and square. Overall a very good edition of this scarce book. A collection of institutional texts documenting where the Cistercian family has come essential though not exhaustive witness to the early cistercian experience. [abridged from preface]. Language: English. Pages: 524

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