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Desert Wisdom

Sayings from the Desert Fathers
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"As he was dying, Abba Benjamin taught his sons this: Do this, and you'll be saved: Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks".

Each Christian who seeks God through prayer is continuing a tradition that began with the desert fathers and mothers of the fourth and fifth century -- simple peasants whose spiritual progress was marked by inner peace, self-control, poverty, patience, humility, and hospitality. Desert Wisdom contains some hundred "sayings" of the desert fathers, each accompanied by playful illustrations by Japanese artist Yushi Nomura. Bridging East and West, the simple truths of Desert Wisdom remain as fresh and vital to Christians today as they were to the disciples who first heard and recorded them.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781570753718
    • Manufacturer: Orbis Books
    • ISBN 13: 9781570753718
    • ISBN 10: 1570753717
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2002
    • Format: Paperback
    • Page Count: 224
    • Width: 6.74 inches
    • Height: 0.44 inches
    • Length: 8.12 inches
    • Weight: 0.40 pounds
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