The Spiral Staircase: My Climb out of Darkness by Karen Armstrong

Spiral_staircase The author entered a Catholic convent at the age of seventeen.  She left when she was twenty four and wrote of her experience in Through the Narrow Gate.  Her years of illness, anger, and depression were accompanied by a loss of faith.  Her recent recovery marks the final chapter of this book.  Note:  Karen Armstrong will be speaking at Dana Auditorium on September 27th at 8 pm as part of the Bryan Series, Spirit & Spirituality.

(Cheryl Jenkins, Circulation)

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