THE BENEDICTINE NUN by Hubert (O.S.B.) Van Zeller
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The Benedictine Nun is the first popular presentation in English of the history and purpose of those many communities of women who follow the Rule of St. Benedict. author describes the founding of the early convents, and then traces their development expansion, their successes, their failures, their rehabilitations, from period of monasticism in the West to the present time. Both the glories peandals of the institutions are discussed with the wit and forthrightness for Yeller is so well known and so respected. This work, while primarily historical is nature, provides a new and refreshing look at the spirit of the religious life. entertaining and instructive, and it will be of interest not only to nuns who have to do with nuns in any capacity, but also to students of scclesias

Publisher: Helicon