In the Heart of the Desert: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers
Father John's inspiring introduction to the spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers brings their words to life for the modern reader. These key figures of the early church chose lives of hardship and solitude, where they could point their hearts away from the outward world and toward an introspective path of God's calling in a deliberate and individual way. Contains a Foreword by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, the second highest ranking Orthodox Bishop in England.
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In the Heart of the Desert: Revised Edition: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers (Treasures of the World's Religions)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The latest in a decadeslong rehabilitation of the hermits who went to the deserts of Egypt in the third and fourth centuries C.E. not for self-discovery but to make a strenuous private journey toward ... Read full review
This is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, introduction to the wisdom of the desert. It is written in a language the heart can understand, which is the language the Desert Fathers spoke.
The Desert and Gender
Miracles and Signs
Praying to God
The Text of the Reflections
Give me a Word Abba