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The Abbot’s Shoes

Seeking a Contemplative Life

Peter Robertson


Out of the organised chaos of a radio station newsroom and into the silence of an austere Trappist monastery. In The Abbot’s Shoes Peter recounts his journey and brings into our view the hidden day-to-day life within an enclosed contemplative community. Now almost 50 years later (after careers as a Catholic journalist, Presbyterian preacher, and Pentecostal revivalist) Peter writes about his “return” to this other world.

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Peter Robertson


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The Abbot’s Shoes
Peter Robertson

© Peter Robertson 2015, 2018


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Publication Date
May 1, 2018