Encyclopedia of monasticism

By Johnston, William

 Not Rated. Be the first to rate this product!

ISBN
978-1-57958-090-2
Publisher
Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000.


REVIEWS

Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2000

Edited by Johnston (Recent Reference Books in Religion), this work is unique in its focus on monasticism, defined as "a single-minded commitment to religious life conducted apart from the surrounding society," and its coverage of three traditions (Buddhism, Eastern Christianity, and Western Christianity). Over 250 scholars from 25 countries have contributed essays falling into one of four categories: persons, places, practices and pursuits, and institutions. These essays embrace a vast number of topics, from architecture to 20th-century issues to Zen in the West. Vo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Become a Pro


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Add To My List

cover
by

This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Export


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Save List Search Query


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Follow Lists


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.