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An Introduction to the Desert Fathers

Cascade Books / 2007 / Paperback

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The desert fathers wanted to get away from a church co-opted by empire and a Christian faith grown cold and listless. They retreated to the desert to do battle against demons and against their own worst desires. They had no intention of being famous; yet ironically their Sayings have inspired millions of imitators over the centuries. This guide is meant to accompany a reading of the Sayings of the Desert Fathers, in hopes that readers with lives quite different than those third- and fourth-century dwellers of the Egyptian desert might nevertheless come to imitate their lives of poverty, chastity, and obedience; and more importantly, that readers might grow more imaginative and passionate in their following of the same Lord.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 130
Vendor: Cascade Books
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 1597525308
ISBN-13: 9781597525305
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Series: Cascade Companions

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