The Bloomsbury Review
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"The Monk Downstairs is an easy read about God. It seriously ponders the split between the contemplative life and life in the world while describing the most bedeviling aspects of simple survival on the secular plane."
Rogoff, Marianne, "Irreconcilable Differences with God: On "The Monk Downstairs" by Tim Farrington" (2003). Collected Faculty and Staff Scholarship. 120.