Carthusian

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Carthusian

RC Church
a. a member of an austere monastic order founded by Saint Bruno in 1084 near Grenoble, France
b. (as modifier): a Carthusian monastery
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9) While Cistercians are a Benedictine reform order, Carthusians are formally sui generis, although various women's convents, including some Benedictine convents, joined the order after the first convent of Prebayon joined the Carthusian order.
Although the author does provide in some places needed pertinent historical background (regarding the Carthusian order and regarding the backgrounds of the five men whose stories are told), what is missing is some larger critical perspective that might provide the reader clues about how the author herself understands and would like the reader to understand the experiences of the five men and the larger complex phenomenon--the monastic life--behind their experiences.
Merton's dissatisfaction tempted him to leave the Trappists for the obscure hermit life of the Carthusian Order.
In the original Great Cloister, the footprint of two monks' cells will be reconstructed to illustrate how the monks lived and an acoustic box in one cell will demonstrate silence, a feature of the Carthusian order.
I thought I had to try this lifestyle out because it had never gone away and though I first tried the hermit lifestyle of the Carthusian Order I ended up on Caldey Island," said Mr Lyons, now 74.
The book introduces readers to the Carthusian Order and its practices in chapter 2, relying largely on four sets of customs spanning the twelfth to sixteenth centuries.
Margaret Thompson, The Carthusian Order in England (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1930) 103-7.
INTO GREAT SILENCE (164mins) is a lengthy and at times soporific documentary about life inside the Grande Chartreuse, the head monastery of the Carthusian Order in France.
It was chosen by the strict Carthusian order of monks as the ideal place for their sanctuary for peaceful prayer and contemplation.