Through the Narrow Gate
A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery
Karen Armstrong; With a New Introduction by the Author
St. Martin's Griffin
Through the Narrow Gate is Karen Armstrong's intimate memoir of life inside a Catholic convent. With refreshing honesty and clarity, the book takes readers on a revelatory adventure that begins with Armstrong's decision in the course of her spiritual training offers a fascinating view into a shrouded religious life, and a vivid, moving account of the spiritual coming age of one of our most loved and respected interpreters of religious.
Praise for Through the Narrow Gate
“An emotive, spiritually intimate, and often quite moving memoir...written with affection, some humor, and bittersweet regret.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A scrupulous record of one woman's spiritual journey, excellently written and profoundly moving.” —Cosmopolitan