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Back Problems in a Religious Community: Causes, Attitudes, Exercises, Prevention.

By: Father Mark Delery, Edwin E. Mohler, John Goldsberry, Jr., David Tiberio

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Spencer, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph's Abbey: 1982

Seller ID: 26342

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 32 pp. A slim book with short articles written by a monk-physician (Fr. Mark Delery), an orthopedist (Edwin Mohler), a psychiatrist (John Goldsberry), and a physical therapist (Daniel Tiberio). Illustrated with black and white photographs of the exercises. Published by the Cistercians of Spencer, Massachusetts and funded by a grant from the Dr. Scholl Foundation. View more info

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Les maîtres spirituels chrétien.

By: Gauthier, Jacques.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Les Editions Novalis.: 2014

Seller ID: 31501

ISBN: 2896880658

Condition: Near Fine


24mo - 13.5 x 9.5 cm.; 107 pp. The text is in French. One small,crease on the bottom fore edge corner of the back cover, else fine and an as-new and unused book. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Days of Beauty: Poems and Verses.

By: Gore, Gretchen B.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Spencer, Massachusetts., Saint Joseph's Abbey.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10530

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 16 pages. Light beige covers with black lettering and a saddle stapled binding. A collection of 16 poems from a contented woman, wife and mother. Prefaced with a tribute from John Gore. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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L'Ordre de Citeaux, La Trappe.

By: Grolleau, Charles and Guy Chastel.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Editions Bernard Grasset: 1932

Seller ID: 16859

Condition: Fair


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; 282 pp. Text is in French. Collection "Les Grands Ordres Monastiques et Instituts Religieux" Dirigee par Edouard Schneider aux Editions Bernard Grasset, XIV. Bibliographie. The history and life of the Trappists. Paper-bound boards with leather spine. Rubbed and edgeworn, penciled library notations on front free endpaper and half-title page, paper split along hinge, some loosening of pages.; Ex-Library View more info

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Songs From Solitude.

By: Hodges, David.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Wales, UK., The Abbey, Caldey Island.: 1999

Seller ID: 18103

ISBN: 0953322212

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 77 pp. "A first collection of poetry reflecting the monastic life of prayer in an island setting." Hodges is a monk at the Cistercian Abbey on Caldey Island off the south coast of Wales. A tight, clean copy with a bit of rubbing on the cover. View more info

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Le Rebelle Obeissant: Trappiste et missionaire.

By: Hunermann, G.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Editions Salvator.: 1960

Seller ID: 16947

Condition: Good


8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 261 pp. Text is in French. Traduit par l'abbe Rene Virrion. Le Pere Francois Pfanner, fondateur et abbe de Mariannhill. Edgewear, light soiling on covers, a group of pages rippled from getting damp but no water stain. View more info

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Monastic Odyssey.

By: Kervingant OCSO., Marie de la Trinite.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1999

Seller ID: 9948

ISBN: 0879077719

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 469 pp. Cistercian Studies Series, number 171. Translated by Jean Holman, OCSO. Maps, bibliography, indices. A history of Cistercian foundations especially those of women religious (Cistercian nuns or Trappistines). Seven page listing of "Foundations and Affiliations During the First Period of Union", 7 page bibliography, 7 page index of persons and a 5 page index of places. Illustrated with several maps. A new and unused book. View more info

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Monastic Odyssey.

By: Kervingant OCSO., Marie de la Trinite.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan, Cistercian Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 9949

ISBN: 0879077719

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 469 pp. Cistercian Studies Series, nymber 171. Translated by Jean Holman, OCSO. Maps, bibliography, indices. A history of Cistercian foundations especially those of women religious (Cistercian nuns or Trappistines). Seven page listing of "Foundations and Affiliations During the First Period of Union", 7 page bibliography, 7 page index of persons and a 5 page index of places. Illustrated with several maps. A new and unused book. View more info

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Dieu Premier Servi: Entretiens Spirituels Sur La Règle de S. Benoît.

By: Kleiner, Dom Sighard.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions P. Tequi: 1974

Seller ID: 5524

ISBN: 2852440040

Condition: Good


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 369 pp. Sighard was the Abbot at Cîteaux, France. Preface by Charles Cardinal Journet. The text is clean, binding is tight, moderate shelf wear to the extremities (cover edges) with some scuffing. Paper label on the lower spine. otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Thomas Merton: Monk and Artist.

By: Kramer, Victor A.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1987

Seller ID: 32348

ISBN: 087907602X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (22) - 226 - (6) pp. First published in 1984 simply as "Thomas Merton", this is the Cistercian Publications' edition (Cistercian Studies Series #102) with the addition of a 40 page afterword, "Scholarship and Thomas Merton", added by the author for this edition. Twelve page listing of notes and references, 8 page select bibliography, and a 12 page general index. Previous owner's name stamped on the first page, otherwise clean with a sound binding and showing only very minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers. View more info

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Kulturni Pamatka Osek. The Cultural Memorial of Osek.

By: Kraus, Dr. Karel and Jan Stibr

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Czechoslovakia, Propagacni Tvorba.: 1981

Seller ID: 19915

Condition: Very Good


16mo - 14.5 x 20.5 cm (oblong); Unpaginated with 48 pages in a saddle stapled binding. Full colour photographic covers. Illustrated with many colour photographs all printed on a coated paper. Osek, now a major Czech cultural memorial, was once a Cistercian monastery founded in the late 12th century. Twenty pages of text, the majority of which are in Czech with some translation into Russian, English, French, and German. View more info

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Les Moines de Mon Plumage, Les cisterciens de Notre-Dame du Lac de 1881 a 1971.

By: Lalonde, Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Quebec, Privately Published.: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16676

Condition: Very Good


4to - 25 x 21 cm.; 300 pp. Text is in French. "Ce volume n'est qu'une preparation pour le volume qui sera ecrit pour le centenaire. Celui-ci est soumis a la critique de tous afin que le livre du centenaire soit une oeuvre communautaire." A history of the Cistercians at Notre-Dame du Lac in Quebec, Canada, with a fold-out drawing of the buildings and grounds in 1912, photos, and bird drawings throughout text. Typed and mimographed sheets bound into a substantial text with a fake woodgrain card stock covers and green tape spine. Father Lalonde has inscribed this copy to a fellow Trappist... View more info

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L'Ordre de Citeaux "La Trappe" (Les Ordres Religieux).

By: Le Bail, Dom Anselme.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Librairie Letouzey et Ane: 1924

Seller ID: 16868

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17 x 11 cm.; 160 pp. The text is in French. Approbations present. A history and the life of Cistercians by the Abbe de Chimay, Le Bail. Frontis illustration and other pictures through text. Brown cloth-covered boards have light wear, small stain on text block bottom edge. View more info

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The Cistercian Way.

By: Louf, Andre.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 26331

ISBN: 0879079762

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm; 157 pp. Cistercian Studies Series, No. 76. Louf was the Abbot of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Bailleul, France. A comprehensive look at monastic life, for both men and women. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Three pages of references, 6 pages of basic texts and a 5 page listing of Cistercian Monasteries today (1983). The top fore edge corner of the front cover is creased, otherwise a new and unused book. View more info

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Collectanea Cisterciensia: Revue de Spiritualite Monastique. Tome 60, #2, 1998.

By: Louf, Andre. (editor).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Belgium, Abbaye Notre Dame de Soleilmont: 1998

Seller ID: 16620

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; Pages 111 to 190 and pages 293 to 330. A thrice yearly publication from Belgium by the Cistercians of the Strict Observance. The text is in French. Contents: 1 - "La monachisme a l'oree du troiseme millenaite" by Ghislain Lafont, 2 - "Basile et la tradition monastique" by Jean-Robert Pouchet, 3 - "Comment former les novices a la stabilite aujourd'hui?" by Adalbert de Vogue, 4 - "Humilite et liberte (a propos de RSB 7)" by Paul Aymard, 5 - "Obeissance , chastete et pauvrete: les trois voeux dans le sillage cistercien" by Maria Cecil... View more info

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The Difficult Saint; Bernard of Clairvaux and His Tradition.

By: McGuire, Brian P.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan, Cistercian Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 17321

ISBN: 0879076267

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 317 pp. Light tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Cistercian Studies Series #126. Notes, and an 11 page general index. Various aspects of St. Bernard's life are examined from the perspective of the Middle Ages and of the modern world. McGuire teaches at the Medieval Centre of Copenhagen University. A new and unused book. View more info

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The Monastic Journey.

By: Merton, Thomas - (edited by Patrick Hart).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Kansas., Sheed Andrews And McMeel Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26288

ISBN: 0836206657

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xi - (1) - 185 - (3) pp. Grey/brown linen cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Contents are: "The Monastic Vocation", "Monastic Themes", "The Solitary Life", and with 3 appendices (Monastic Renewal: A Memorandum, A Letter on the Contemplative Life, and Contemplativ es and the Crisis of Faith), 4 pages of notes and a 1 page bibliography. From Brother Hart's foreword: "The articles selected and edited for this volume were written during the last decade of Merton's life . . . (other) articles written for monastic journals . . . several unpublished works (are included) . . ." P... View more info

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What Are These Wounds? The Life of a Cistercian Mystic, Saint Lutgarde of Aywières.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29668

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 191 pp. Gray cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. First edition as per the copyright page. Approbations are dated February 17, 1948 with the copyright by Bruce being 1950. One page bibliography at the back. Mild wear to the fore corners of the boards, moderate wear to the spine tips and more so on the spine tail while the cloth is soiled/sunned on the board margins as the spine is also. Previous owner's name stamped and written on the front end papers and both the front and back end papers are quite tanned in the gutters. The inter... View more info

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Silence in Heaven: A Book of the Monastic Life.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, UK., Thames and Hudson.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30552

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


4to - 25.5 x 19 cm.; 68 pages of text and 90 black and white plates all paginated separately. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt decoration on the front board. From the title page: "text by Thomas Merton with 90 photographs and many texts from religious writings. " The translation from the French is done by Phyllis Cummins and the book was first published in France by B. Arthaud of Grenoble. The work was edited by a monk from "L'Abbaye de la Pierre-Qui-Vire". The library markings are a stamp on the title page, stamp on the text block tail edge and attachments on... View more info

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Seasons of Celebration.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux.: 1977

Seller ID: 32127

ISBN: 0374514194

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; (6) - 248 pp. First published in 1965, this is the first Noonday Press printing. From the back cover: "This work, originally inspired by the liturgical renewal brought on by Vatican II, will be of interest to those readers concerned with Thomas Merton's reflections on the seasons, or cycles, of the liturgical year. Words, songs, ceremonies, signs and movements of worship all have their place in opening up the heart and mind, as he says, to a new spirit of openness, in which the priest is open to his people, and they are open to him and to one another." Minor wear to the cove... View more info