The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy, and "women's Work"

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Paulist Press, 1998 - Religion - 89 pages
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"In this insightful and deeply personal work, Kathleen Norris, an award-winning poet and author of both Dakota: A Spiritual Geography and The Cloister Walk, draws on her life experiences, her poetry and her love of the Benedictine tradition to discuss the mysterious way that the daily or "quotidian" can open us to the transforming presence of God." "This volume is the text of the 1998 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality, sponsored by the Center for Spirituality at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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The quotidian mysteries: laundry, liturgy, and "women's work"

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Laundry may seem an odd element in the realm of religious worship, but poet and author, Norris (Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, LJ 12/92) has a talent for weaving seemingly disparate fragments of life ... Read full review

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It had some interesting thoughts to ponder that I enjoyed, but it was really just a woman's ramblings. I may just have not been in the mood for her philosophical thinking. I found this book from a ... Read full review

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Kathleen Norris is the award-winning author of "Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith"; "The Cloister Walk"; & the forthcoming "The Virgin of Bennington". She lives in South Dakota & Hawaii.

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