This enduring classic of devotion consists of the letters and recorded conversations of a simple seventeenth-century French monk who, through the most ordinary of everyday activites, was able to achieve a profound intimacy with God. His joyful and practical teachings have resonated with Christians for more than three hundred years. This volume also includes Brother Lawrence's "Spiritual Maxims," a summary of his teachings in the form of short aphorisms and sayings. 112 pages, hardcover from New Seeds Books.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 112 Vendor: New Seeds Books Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.25 (inches) ISBN: 1590302508 ISBN-13: 9781590302507 Availability: In Stock
The Practice of the Presence of God is among the most enduringly popular of all Christian devotional works. It is a collection of conversations with a simple seventeenth-century French Carmelite monk who, through the simplest of everyday activities, was able to achieve a profound intimacy with God. Brother Lawrence's teaching has resonated with Christians for more than three hundred years, and it is fitting that it is now available in this beautiful edition with a fine full-cloth cover, a sewn binding, and a ribbon marker.
Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection (1611–1691) was a Carmelite monk who spent the greater part of his life in the Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites in Paris.