Title: WISDOM OF THE DESERT FATHERS AND MOTHERS , THE
Description:
As word of the wisdom and purity of the Desert Fathers and Mothers spread throughout the Roman Empire, Christians streamed to the caves of these hermits, seeking counsel on the interior life. Their ascetic practices and teachings were witness to a living faith. Encouraging humility, patience4, prayer, introspection, and love, the Desert Fathers and Mothers have influenced centuries of believers, showing how contemplative practice can reveal the true meaning of everyday life. This volume, edited by Henry L. Carrigan, Jr, contains 24 stories, teachings, and collected sayings of Desert Fathers and Mothers, including Athanasius' famous The Life of St. Antony and St. Jerome's The Life of Paul. 129 pages Henry L. Carrigan, Jr, Edit 129 pages
Media ID: 32904
Length: 129
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Level: A

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult