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

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  • ISBN: 9781594484384 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1594484384 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: xii, 334 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2010, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-334).
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
A memoir that resurrects the ancient term acedia, or soul-weariness, and explores its relevancy to the modern individual and culture.
Subject: Norris, Kathleen, 1947-
Acedia.
Melancholy > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Sadness > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Apathy > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Monastic and religious life.

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