Halfway to Heaven: The Hidden Life of the Sublime Carthusians.

By: Lockhart, Robin Bruce.

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0423021400 8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; xx - 153 pp. First published in 1985, this is the first soft cover edition. From the back cover: "Founded 900 years ago by St. Bruno, the Carthusian Order forms the only completely enclosed religious order in the Catholic Church. Living alone and in silence in almost perpetual prayer, the monks are the spiritual heirs to the early Christians, the Desert Fathers". Foreword by Archbishop Bruno Heim. Four appendices: "Pope John Paul II's Message to the Carthusians on their 900th Anniversary", "Timetable of a Day in the Life of a Carthusian Father", "The Charterhouses in 1985", and "Bibliography and Further Reading". Six page general index at the back. The covers show very mild wear and the text pages are very lightly tanned on the margins. Otherwise clean and tight.

Title: Halfway to Heaven: The Hidden Life of the Sublime Carthusians.

Author Name: Lockhart, Robin Bruce.

Categories: Catholic,

Publisher: London, UK., Methuen.: 1987

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 26324

Keywords: Catholic; Monasticism; History; St. Bruno; Prayer; Contemplation; John Cassian; Monks; Nuns; La Grande Chartreuse; Spirituality;