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Desert Father

Pub Date : 2006-05-30 | Author : James Cowan | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780834826076
ISBN 13 : 0834826070

The spiritual exploits of Saint Anthony the Great—the prototype of the Christian "Desert Father"—have been immortalized in stories and art since the fourth century. Here is the..


The Desert Fathers

Pub Date : 2003-03-27 | Author : | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141907000
ISBN 13 : 0141907002

The Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks, living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. In contrast to the formalised and official theology of the "fou..


The Wisdom Of The Desert

Pub Date : 1970-01 | Author : Thomas Merton | Publisher : New Directions Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0811201023
ISBN 13 : 9780811201025

The Wisdom of the Desert was one of Thomas Merton's favorites among his own books surely because he had hoped to spend his last years as a hermit."..


The Desert Fathers

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Peter H. Görg | Publisher : Ignatius Press

ISBN 10 : 9781586174453
ISBN 13 : 1586174452

In the late third century, more and more people withdrew to the radical seclusion of the desert so as to live entirely for God under the direction of a spiritual father. Among thes..


The Desert Fathers

Pub Date : 1957 | Author : Helen Waddell | Publisher : University of Michigan Press

ISBN 10 : 0472060082
ISBN 13 : 9780472060085

The words of the 4th-century monastics who founded the Desert Rule..


The Book Of The Elders

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : John Wortley | Publisher : Liturgical Press

ISBN 10 : 9780879072018
ISBN 13 : 0879072016

In the early part of the fourth century, as Christianity became ascendant over the many old religions of the Roman Empire, a few among its faithful, many men and some women, began ..