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Life in the convent or monastery   

Religious – what are they? The elite among Christians or a fringe group? Privileged ones or people who have missed something in life? An unreachable ideal or "the last thing one wants to be"?

Neither the one nor the other. And this is so not because Religious Life and radicalism exclude each other mutually, on the contrary, but the question is asked incorrectly. Still, such questions are possibly often asked in a similar way and, most of all, the question on the meaning of Religious Life is occasionally charged with many reservations. 18.06.2008, 12:53, more »