Forgotten Desert Mothers Sayings, Lives and Stories of Early Christian Women

ISBN-10: 0809140160

ISBN-13: 9780809140169

Edition: 2001

Authors: Laura Swanson

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Paulist Press
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
The World of the Desert Mothersp. 5
Desert Spiritualityp. 20
The Sayings of the Desert Mothersp. 32
Bright Stars in the Desert Sky: Lesser Known Desert Mothersp. 71
Deaconesses of the Early Churchp. 106
Mentors of the Monastic Way: Communities and Their Leadersp. 127
Epilogue: The Gift of the Desertp. 151
Timeline of the Forgotten Desert Mothersp. 170
The Ordination Rite of Deaconsp. 171
Notesp. 179
Glossary of Selected Termsp. 193
Ordo: A Calendar of Feasts of Holy Womenp. 201
Selected Bibliographyp. 205
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