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The Wisdom of the Desert Fathers and Mothers is a compilation of stories and sayings of the Desert Fathers and Mothers. These early monastic Christians fled to the deserts, lived in caves, and were sought out by many men and women for their wise teachings and introspective advice. Many Christians throughout the centuries have been influenced by their writings and encouraged to live a life of humility, prayer, patience, and love. The book contains The Life of Antony of Egypt, The Life of Paul of Thebes, and the Sayings of the Fathers and Mothers. Paperback.

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Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781557258540
ISBN-13: 9781557258540
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Series: Paraclete Essentials

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Foreword by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove In the fourth century, thousands of men and women fled into the Egyptian desert seeking to recapture the passion of the earliest Christians through lives of prayer and solitude. As records of the wisdom and purity of these "Desert Fathers and Mothers" spread through the Roman Empire, Christians streamed to their caves seeking counsel on the interior life. The hermits' ascetic practices and sagacious words were a shining witness to a living faith that could be woven into the fabric of daily life—offering timeless wisdom for Christians of any era. This volume contains Athanasius' famous The Life of St. Anthony, St. Jerome's The Life of Paul the Hermit, and the collected sayings of many of the desert fathers and mothers. Encouraging humility, patience, prayer, introspection, and love, they teach that contemplative practice opens the door to eternal wisdom for daily life.

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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a leader of the new monastic movement and co-founded the Rutba House community in Durham, North Carolina. An associate minister at St. John's Baptist Church in Durham, he also directs the School for Conversion, a partnership among new monastic communities for alternative theological education. His other books include Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers, New Monasticism, and GodÂ’s Economy.

Foreword by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

In the fourth century, thousands of men and women fled into the Egyptian desert seeking to recapture the passion of the earliest Christians through lives of prayer and solitude.

As records of the wisdom and purity of these "Desert Fathers and Mothers" spread through the Roman Empire, Christians streamed to their caves seeking counsel on the interior life. The hermitsÂ’ ascetic practices and sagacious words were a shining witness to a living faith that could be woven into the fabric of daily life-offering timeless wisdom for Christians of any era.

This volume contains Athanasius' famous The Life of St. Anthony, St. Jerome's The Life of Paul the Hermit, and the collected sayings of many of the desert fathers and mothers. Encouraging humility, patience, prayer, introspection, and love, they teach that contemplative practice opens the door to eternal wisdom for daily life.

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