Life and spirituality of monks and nuns.

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Why don't Protestants engage in monasticism?

One distinction between the vast majority of Protestant denominations and those of the Roman Catholic Church and Orthodox Church is the lack of monasteries and a monastic class. What is an overview of ...
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How is spiritual progress described in eastern monastic traditions?

Catholic church has a long monastic history, and there are excellent exponents of spiritual progress whose concepts are used even today. Take Theresa of Avila's "interior castle" or Juan de la Cruz' ...
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Why aren't there any Baptist monasteries? [duplicate]

So, why aren't there any Baptist monasteries? Is there some sort of theological opposition, or do Baptists just don't do it?