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Kathleen Norris

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Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life (2008)
3.73 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: In our culture that increasingly diagnoses depression, Kathleen Norris takes a different look at issues we often categorize as melancholy, sadness, depression, or spiritual lethargy through the eyes of the fourth century desert monastics. I want to applaud Norris for the way she ...
Acedia and Me (2008)
3.73 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: A stunning book. I've not read any of her others. Norris distinguishes between depression (a disease) & acedia (despair, indifference). She recognizes the similarities, emphasizes the need to treat the disease, & most wonderfully, develops strategies to diagnose, cope with, & ove...
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