Thibault (1993) and Moody (1995) contend that later life, with its "losses and decrements," can be viewed as a "natural monastery." This article examines some of the formative literature of the Western monasttic tradition in relation to ageing and considers the utility and limits of the idea of ageing as a "natural monastery."
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2014|