The Barn at the End of the World

The Apprenticeship of a Quaker, Buddhist Shepherd
Product Number: EB00659469
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781571319265
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
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Description

Deciding that her life was insufficiently grounded in real-world experience, Mary Rose O'Reilley, a Quaker reared as a Catholic, embarked on a year of tending sheep. In this often hilarious book, O'Reilley describes her work in an agricultural barn and her extended visit to a Buddhist monastery in France, where she studied with Thich N'hat Hanh. She seeks, in both barn and monastery, a spirituality based not in "climbing out of the body" but rather in existing fully in the world.

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Author(s): Mary Rose O'Reilley
Original Publish Date: Feb 28, 2014

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