A Little Daily Wisdom from the Early Church - eBook
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Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2014
By the fourth century, many ordinary men and women with a strong spiritual awareness retreated to the desert following Christs example. These early Christians around the Mediterranean became known as Desert Fathers and Mothers. They preferred long hours of solitude and quiet but they still accepted visitors and people wrote down the things they said. A Little Daily Wisdom from the Early Church gathers the best of these sayings and anecdotes, expressing it in clear, modern English. With brief daily meditations throughout a year, we can experience spiritual nurturing from the Desert Fathers and Mothers in our own quiet corner of this busy world.
Bernard Bangley received a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College and an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary. During his years as a Presbyterian minister, Rev. Bangley authored and edited a large number of books, including Christian Classics in Modern English, Getting Along When You Feel Like Getting Even, Authentic Devotion, Rooted in Faith: Meditations from the Reformers and Radiance. Rev. Bangley lives in Lexington, Virginia.
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