Looking for a good intro. to the major orders


#1

The thread title pretty much sums it up. I'm curious if anyone here can suggest to me a good introduction to the major religious orders of the Church (i.e. Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites, Benedictines, etc.). I'm basically looking for something that would introduce each order, their history, their spirituality/charism, usual daily activities, etc.

Is there such a book? Or perhaps books? Even an introductory book on each order separately would be ok, though it would be nicer if several orders were described in one book.

Thanks.


#2

Hi! Most of the religious order’s websites have a good wealth of information. I suggest doing some quick Google searches and reading some small introductions there.


#3

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