The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy and "women's Work"

The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy and "women's Work"


author/Kathleen Norris

The bestselling author of The Cloister Walk reflects on the sanctifying possibilities of everyday work and how God is present in worship and liturgy as well as in ordinary life. Definitely not "for women only."

In this insightful and deeply personal work, Kathleen Norris, an award-winning poet and author of both Dakota: A Spiritual Geography and The Cloister Walk, draws on her life experiences, her poetry and her love of the Benedictine tradition to discuss the mysterious way that the daily or "quotidian" can open us to the transforming presence of God. This volume is the text of the 1998 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality, sponsored by the Center for Spirituality at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana.

Binding: Paperback  104pp.
Pub Date: January 01, 1998
ISBN: 0809138018    EAN: 9780809138012