Thought provoking

A very good and thought-provoking book.  Susan Hill
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Deeply human story

The question addressed by Jennifer Kavanagh’s fascinating book, “The World is our Cloister” is a vital one for understanding what is going on around us and, more importantly perhaps, within ourselves. This is an important book about an important subject. Its greatest gift is that it reminds us that real people, living real lives, are following this path right now, all around us. It is a deeply...
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A great deal here

This is concerned with what it means to be committed to a disciplined and focused living out of one’s religious faith in the world today. … a beautiful book. One would have to be spiritually dead not to find a very great deal here which is worth reading – and putting into practice. Faith and Freedom
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The book fascinates

A look at people who, across different religious traditions, attempt to live out a commitment to God in the world… The book fascinates by its very human examples and its emphasis on God’s broad-minded understanding of those who try to live their faith… She is above all encouraging. The Tablet
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This book is for you

This book is for you if you are interested in your inner life and how it might relate to your outer life. This book is for you if you are looking for something you can read… in your quiet moments, which will help you to think about the balance of the active and the contemplative in your own life. This book is for you if you don’t think a book like this is for you! Quaker...
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Great Wisdom

Jennifer writes poetically and with great wisdom about the parallel lives we have to live with feet in each realm – the inner and the outer – and she explores an alternative to traditional communities in religion. It is for me a book which is a balm for the soul – my soul soars in delight as I dip into it as my bedtime reading…This is a grace-filled book…a comfort, a...
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