Through the Narrow GateBook - 2005
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.
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.