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Seeking God: The Way of St. Benedict.

By: de Waal, Esther.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Collegeville, Minnesota., Liturgical Press.: 1984

Seller ID: 27600

ISBN: 0814613888

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 160 pp. This is the fifth Liturgical Press printing.. Forewords by Archbishop Robert Runcie and Basil Cardinal Hume. A transposition of the spirit of St. Benedict as expressed in his Rule into a guide for the ordinary man and woman today. One page of textual notes and a 2 page note on further reading. View more info

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Every Earthly Blessing: Celebrating a Spirituality of Creation.

By: de Waal, Esther.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan., Servant Publications.: 1992

Seller ID: 27601

ISBN: 0892837624

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 148 pp. First published in the UK in 1991, this is the first American edition. From the back cover: "Drawing upon the Celtic tradition, Esther de Waal paints an extraordinary and compelling picture of a world where body and soul, time and eternity, heaven and earth, all come under the sway of God, the mighty Creator." A few instances of marginalia are noted (~10 or so) in the form of inked lines in the margins next to passages of interest. Otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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A Life-Giving Way: A Commentary of the Rule of St. Benedict.

By: De Waal, Esther.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: London, UK., Geoffrey Chapman.: 1995

Seller ID: 3716

ISBN: 0225667754

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xix - 233 pp. Notes and references, bibliography. The format of this book is to begin with St. Benedict's text, followed by De Waal's comments, this from the Prologue to chapter 73. This sixth century monastic text has value as a guide for lay Christians living in today's world. De Waal is well-known for her particular interest in monastic and Celtic spirituality and has written many popular books on these subjects. View more info

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A Retreat with Thomas Merton: A Seven-Day Spiritual Journey.

By: de Waal, Esther.

Price: $8.80

Publisher: Norwich, UK., Canterbury Press.: 2011

Seller ID: 28557

ISBN: 1848250665

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 17 cm.; 114 pp. First published by Inter Publishing Service (IPS) in 1992, this is this edition or reprint. Two page foreword by Henri Nouwen. Illustrated with black and white photographs with am list of indexed credits for them at the back. After the introductor y sections, the seven themed days of the retreat are described: The Call, Response, The Solitary Within - The True Self, Encounter with Christ, The Demands of Love, Common and Natural and Ordinary, and lastly, Integration. Ten pages of notes specific to each day, 2 page bibliography. The bottom fore corner is bumped, othe... View more info

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The Celtic Way of Prayer: The Recovery of the Religious Imagination.

By: de Waal, Esther.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York., Image Books.: 1997

Seller ID: 27599

ISBN: 0385493746

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xv - 234 pp. De Waal shows how Celtic spirituality draws on both the pre-Christian past and on the fullness of the Gospel. The reader is introduced to monastic prayer and praise, early Irish litanies, medieval Welsh praise poems and a wealth of blessings that come from the oral tradition. An eminent scholar, de Waal's major interests are in the Benedictine and Celtic traditions. Nineteen pages on notes and a 4 page index. View more info