In the Heart of the Desert The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers

ISBN-10: 193331656X

ISBN-13: 9781933316567

Edition: 2008 (Revised)

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: World Wisdom, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/6/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

List of Color Illustrations
List of Black-and-White Illustrations
Publisher's Preface
Foreword to the Revised Edition
Foreword to the Original Edition
The Text through the Centuries
The Age of the Desert Fathers and Mothers
Key Personalities
The Desert as Space
The Struggle against Demons
The Patience of the Cell
Silence and Tears
The Treasury of the Heart
Spiritual Guidance along the Way
The Power of Detachment
Education and Formation
Solitude and Charity
The Desert and the Body
The Desert and the Environment
The Desert and Gender
Miracles and Signs
Praying to God
Encountering God
Introduction to Abba Zosimas: Reflections
The Text of the Reflections
Give me a Word, Abba
Chronological Table
Biographical Notes
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