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Desert Fathers Sayings of the Early Christian Monks

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ISBN-10: 0140447318

ISBN-13: 9780140447316

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Ward Benedicta, Benedicta Ward, Benedicta Ward, Benedicta Ward, Benedicta Ward

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The Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine and Syria. Their sayings were first recorded in the 4th century and consist of spiritual advice, anecdotes and parables. These translations are thematically organized.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Introduction
Further Reading
A Note on the Text
Progress in Perfection
Quiet
Compunction
Self-Control
Lust
Possessing Nothing
Fortitude
Nothing Done for Show
Non-Judgement
Discretion
Sober Living
Unceasing Prayer
Hospitality
Obedience
Humility
Patience
Charity
Visions
Some Names from the Text