Lay Brothers and Lay Sisters, Christian
The Encyclopedia of Monasticism, Vol. 1: A-L
"This well-written, well-researched reference source brings together monastic life with particular attention to three traditions: Buddhist, Eastern Christian, and Western Christian."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.
“Lay Brothers and Lay Sisters, Christian.” In The Encyclopedia of Monasticism, ed. William Johnston, 747-48. Chicago: Fitzroy-Dearborn, 2000.