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In Praise of Retreat

Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World

From pilgrim paths to forest cabins, and from rented hermitages to arts temples and quiet havens for yoga and meditation, In Praise of Retreat explores the pleasures and powers of this ancient … 370 View
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An Introduction

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Green Cathedral

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In this reading the author recounts their experience of leaving the city to a retreat in the forest and the positive psychological effect that the experience had on them. 22 $2.20 Add
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The Art of Retreat

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In this chapter, the author explores the factors that motivate people to seek seclusion from the world. She discusses historical examples of pilgrims and hermits and what motivated their retreats. 31 $3.10 Add
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A Hut of One’s Own

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This chapter explores the concept of being a hermit. The author describes their own experience and provides examples of hermits throughout history and the religious, political, and personal … 32 $3.20 Add
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Monasticism for Moderns

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This chapter explores the history of monastic orders across a variety of cultures and time periods. The author explores ways in which a monastic lifestyle can be adopted in the modern world. 25 $2.50 Add
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The Dictionary of Homophobia: E

Publisher's note, Preface to the Original Edition, Editor's Preface To the English-Language Edition, Introduction, The Anti-Anthology, Table of Entries, Contributors

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Eastern Europe. See Europe, Eastern & Central; Employment. See Workplace; Endocrinology (Pierre-Olivier de Busscher); England (Florence Tamagne); Essentialism/Constructionism (Rommel … 47 $1.88 Add
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Pilgrim Ways

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This chapter explores the concept of pilgrimage and how it can be applied in modern life. The author discusses a variety of examples of notable religious pilgrimages. 45 $4.50 Add
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I Will Go to the Wild Woods

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This chapter discusses the value of solitude as a way to connect with nature. The author discusses the life and writing of Henry David Thoreau. 46 $4.60 Add
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Artists, Writers, Creative Thinkers, Dreamers

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This chapter discusses the value of solitude a source for artistic inspiration. The author discusses artists and writers who valued solitude and how it impacted their work. 32 $3.20 Add
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The Inner Temple

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In this chapter, the author explores ways that Eastern traditions, particularly meditation can be adopted as a source of balance and grounding. 48 $4.80 Add
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White Rooms, Unified Hearts and Empty Fields

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This chapter uses the case study of Leonard Cohen as an example of an individual who used retreat and solitude to improve his life. 13 $1.30 Add
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Epilogue

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The Dictionary of Homophobia: R

Publisher's note, Preface to the Original Edition, Editor's Preface To the English-Language Edition, Introduction, The Anti-Anthology, Table of Entries, Contributors

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Radclyffe Hall, Marguerite (Florence Tamagne); Rhetoric (Louis-Georges Tin); Right Wing. See Far Right; Russia (Nicolas Plagne) 32 $0.96 Add