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Away From It All: A Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres of Spiritual Renewal: Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres for Spiritual Renewal By Geoffrey Gerard

Away From It All: A Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres of Spiritual Renewal: Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres for Spiritual Renewal
by Geoffrey Gerard

Presenting a good retreat house guide, this book describes in detail nearly 200 guest houses, monasteries and convents. The author's introduction also discusses what it means to go on retreat and provides useful advice on how to prepare for it.

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Away From It All: A Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres of Spiritual Renewal: Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres for Spiritual Renewal Summary


Geoffrey Gerard's guide to nearly 200 guest houses, monasteries, convents, Buddhist and other retreat houses has proved deservedly popular. It is recommended to all who have felt the need for rest and quiet, or for time to stop and think about life and death. Mr Gerard's interest in retreat houses and spiritual centres led him to visit over a hundred of them throughout Britain. In this new and updated edition, the author begins by discussing what it means to go on retreat and makes useful suggestions on how to prepare for it. The remainder of the book is devoted to individual retreat houses and centres, and the reader benefits from the author's personal experience of many of these houses. Practical information is included, such as how to get there and details of the facilities available, together with brief descriptions of the surroundings and the atmosphere that visitors can expect to find. The book is divided into regions under which the various houses are listed. They are also fully indexed at the end of the book.

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GOR001004426
Away From It All: A Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres of Spiritual Renewal: Guide to Retreat Houses and Centres for Spiritual Renewal
Geoffrey Gerard
Very Good
Paperback
James Clarke & Co Ltd
1992-06-01
112
0718828437
9780718828431
N/A
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