Over the last two years, Lili Almog has made extensive visits to nuns in three different Carmelite monasteries--one in Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel, where the order was founded and assumed its name in the year 1200; the first Carmelite monastery in the United States, in Port Tobacco, MD; and one located at the birthplace of Jesus, Bethlehem, Palestine. The result of this work, "Perfect Intimacy," is an experience of the cloistered world these nuns live in, and a documentation of their state of mind, relationship with God, ...

Perfect Intimacy 2006, powerHouse Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781576873151

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