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The Shattering of Loneliness: On Christian Remembrance Paperback – 20 Nov 2018


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The Shattering of Loneliness is an extraordinary book: not too long but richly dense; profound in its insights and scholarship yet eminently readable; and though clearly written by a monk happy to be a monk, it has as
much relevance to the ordinary Christian as to the Trappist monks in the author's care.

(Catholic Herald)

Intimately personal but never self-indulgent, it is at once arresting and challenging, uplifting and reassuring, and profoundly moving . The richness of this remarkable book is impossible to convey adequately in so few words. No reader will remain unchanged. (Tablet)

Absorbing and fascinating ... It is a book to be read more than once. (Methodist Recorder)

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In this unique and profound meditation on loneliness and humanity, Erik Varden, a Trappist monk, uses a range of sources - from Aristophanes and Virgil through Athanasius and Bernard of Clairvaux to Hammarskjöld, Akhmatova and Makine - to illuminate his themes of Loneliness and Remembrance

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