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Author Norris, Kathleen, 1947-

Title Acedia & me : a marriage, monks, and a writer's life / Kathleen Norris.

Publication Info. New York : Riverhead Books, [2008]


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Description 334 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [332]-334).
Summary Kathleen Norris's masterpiece: a personal and moving memoir that resurrects the ancient term acedia, or soul-weariness, and brilliantly explores its relevancy to the modern individual and culture.
Contents Somewhere -- Tedium -- From eight bad thoughts to seven sins -- Psyche, soul, and muse -- Up and down -- Give me a word -- Acedia's progress -- Acedia's decline -- A silent despair -- The quotidian mysteries -- The "noon" of midlife -- Day by day -- And to the end arriving -- A widow's uneasy afterword -- Acedia : a commonplace book.
Subject Acedia.
Melancholy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Sadness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Apathy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Monastic and religious life.
Norris, Kathleen, 1947-
Added Title Acedia and me
ISBN 9781594489969
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