Christianbook.com Ratings and Reviews

Customer Reviews for Paulist Press The Age of the Cloister: The Story of Monastic Life in the Middle Ages

Paulist Press The Age of the Cloister: The Story of Monastic Life in the Middle Ages

Among the most beautiful, spiritual and evocative structures in stone ever built are the medieval monasteries of Europe. The importance of the monastic world, its ideas and ideals, to the rise of Western civilization is second to none. The Age of the Cloister offers a fascinating overview of the birth and flowering of monasticism, and describes in great detail the everyday monastic life and the faith, literature, economy, architecture and culture of countless monks, hermits, nuns, canons, friars and lay men and women spanning hundreds of years.
Customer Reviews for The Age of the Cloister: The Story of Monastic Life in the Middle Ages
This product has not yet been reviewed. Click here to continue to the product details page.