Through the Narrow Gate

Through the Narrow Gate

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
A renowned religious commentator and author of A History of God details her personal spiritual quest, presenting a moving and eloquent account of an adventure that started when she was seventeen with a decision to dedicate herself to God and came to include seven years in a convent. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer

Through the Narrow Gate is Karen Armstrong's intimate memoir of life inside a Catholic convent. With refreshing honesty and clarity, the book takes readers on a revelatory adventure that begins with Armstrong's decision in the course of her spiritual training offers a fascinating view into a shrouded religious life, and a vivid, moving account of the spiritual coming age of one of our most loved and respected interpreters of religious.

& Taylor

Recounts the seven years that the author spent in a convent beginning at the age of seventeen, describing her religous doubts and spiritual struggles which led to her final recognition that she was not suited for life as a nun.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2005
Edition: 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed
ISBN: 9780312340957
Branch Call Number: B ARMSTRONG
Characteristics: xv, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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