Greater Glory: Thirty-Seven Years with the Jesuits [NOOK Book]

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The Greater Glory is a candid memoir about a way of life that, after fifteen hundred years, is disappearing. Casey offers a vivid and incisive portrayal of the seminary, especially the training for novices - the physical and spiritual discipline, the asceticism, the anxieties that surrounded the socialization of young seminarians, the struggles that their chosen careers held for them.
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Greater Glory: Thirty-Seven Years with the Jesuits

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Overview

The Greater Glory is a candid memoir about a way of life that, after fifteen hundred years, is disappearing. Casey offers a vivid and incisive portrayal of the seminary, especially the training for novices - the physical and spiritual discipline, the asceticism, the anxieties that surrounded the socialization of young seminarians, the struggles that their chosen careers held for them.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773581234
  • Publisher: MQUP
  • Publication date: 3/5/2007
  • Series: Footprints Series , #7
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Stephen Casey is a retired associate professor, classics, Concordia University. He lives in Montreal.
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Table of Contents


Preface     ix
221 Yale     3
The Nuns     27
Scruples     38
"Soft Lydian Airs"     51
"Elected Silence"     67
Repetition     107
No Kant     116
"Get the Grass Seed"     144
The "Ad Grad"     154
The Third Degree     173
Scotland Yard     183
Sleeping with the Mummy     195
The Greater Glory     214
"Pastures New"     230
Acknowledgments     239
Index     241
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