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Desert wisdom

sayings from the Desert Fathers

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desert Fathers -- Quotations.,
  • Spiritual life -- Christianity -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- Quotations, maxims, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslation and art by Yushi Nomura ; introduced by Henry J.M. Nouwen.
    ContributionsNomura, Yushi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR63 .D47 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3941245M
    ISBN 101570753717
    LC Control Number2001018524

    Buy Desert Wisdom: Sayings from the Desert Fathers by Yushi Nomura online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Wisdom from the very beginnings of Christian monasticism can become a companion on your own spiritual journey. The desert fathers and mothers were ordinary Christians living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine and Syria who chose to renounce the world in order to deliberately and individually follow God's call.

    The Wisdom of the Desert: EVERY kind of effort after good has found sympathy and help in Christianity. Nothing is more wonderful and nothing more suggestive of His divinity than the way in which the words and example of the Master have been found adaptable to the ideals which have possessed the souls of men in different ages and under various circumstances. (PUBOrbis)One hundred sayings from 4th- and 5th-century desert fathers and mothers are accompanied by brush stroke drawings by artist/theologian Nomura. The spare pithiness of the writings are echoed in the direct, forceful artwork. A wonderful gift for a reflective friend. pages, softcover. Desert Wisdom: Sayings from the Desert Fathers () by Yushi NomuraPages:

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "[Translated from] texts found in Patrologia Latina, vol compiled by J.P. Migne, Paris, , and.   Desert Wisdom: Sayings from the Desert Fathers (Y. Nomura and H. Nouwen) August 7, November 1, orthodoxinmalaysia Book Asceticism, book reflection, Desert Fathers and Mothers I had sensed early on in my Christian life that the ascetic virtues of simplicity, charity, solitude and so on were supposed to be very important, even though.


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