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Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9811368M
ISBN 100060634774
ISBN 109780060634773

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“It was a dictum of his that the soul's energy thrives when the body's desires are feeblest.” ― Athanasius of Alexandria, The Life of St. Anthony. Sep 13,  · The Sayings of the Desert Fathers, The Alphabetical Collection, Translated, with a foreword by Benedicta Ward, SLG, Preface by Metropolitan Anthony (Kalamazoo, Cistercian Publications, ) The monks we hear in this book are the first exemplars of /5(83). "The Desert Fathers" is the perfect introduction to the stories and sayings of these heroic pioneers of the contemplative tradition. Selected and translated by Helen Waddell, "The Desert Fathers" opens a window onto early Christianity while presenting us with touching human models of faith, humility, and compassion/5(4). I read this as an undergrad and grad student, and it's a fascinating look at early monastic life. Some of the desert fathers (and mothersa few women are included here, but there is a separate volume of writings by early female monastics) are a bit overboard/5.

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