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Published: 01 April 2018

144 Pages | 9 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198717645

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Monasticism: A Very Short Introduction

Stephen J. Davis

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers monasticism and monastic communities from ancient and medieval times right through to the 21st century
  • Compares the different religious traditions of monasticism - especially Buddhism, Christianity, and Jainism - and also non-traditional communities
  • Explores different settings, from East Asia to North America
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide