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Fathers of the desert

Marcel Driot

Fathers of the desert

life and spirituality

by Marcel Driot

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Published by St. Paul publications in [Middlegreen, England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desert Fathers.,
  • Spiritual life -- Christianity.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarcel Driot ; [translated by Florestine Audette].
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20744735M
    ISBN 100854393986
    OCLC/WorldCa27725860

    In the Heart of the Desert: Revised Edition: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers (Treasures of the World's Religions) User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict The latest in a decadeslong rehabilitation of the hermits who went to the deserts of Egypt in the third and fourth centuries C.E. not for self-discovery but to make a 4/5(2).   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 touchingly human models of faith, humility, and : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

    In this transcript of a retreat talk, Trevor Miller offers an outline for Understanding Desert Monasticism. DESERT FATHERS. In the early centuries of the Church’s history, spreading as it did along the trade routes of the Middle East and the Mediterranean and Aegean coastlands, places of worship were the homes of believers or the open air, wherever they could meet unseen because there was. Desert Fathers, early Christian hermits whose practice of asceticism in the Egyptian desert, beginning in the 3rd century, formed the basis of Christian of these hermits, Pachomius of the Thebaid (c. ad –; see Pachomius, Saint), who organized nine monasteries for men and two for women, is credited with being the founder of cenobitic (communal) monasticism in the Western.

      The Sayings of the Desert Fathers Pambo, Pistus, Pior, Pityrion, Pistamon, Peter the Pionite, Paphnutius, Paul, Paul the Barbar, Paul the Great, Paul the Simple, Peter of Dios Apophthegmata Patrum. Sayings from the Desert Fathers of the Fourth Century. Author: N.A; Publisher: New Directions Publishing ISBN: Category: Philosophy Page: 81 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Wisdom of the Desert was one of Thomas Merton's favorites among his own books--surely because he had hoped to spend his last years as a hermit.


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It also goes into details about the general spiritual life in the first six centuries in the Middleast. In the Heart of the Desert: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers (Treasures of the World's Religions) by John Chryssavgis, Benedicta Ward, et al.

| Jun 6, out of 5 stars - A Plea for the Christians. - The Resurrection of the Dead. Augustine of Hippo [SAINT] [DOCTOR] - Christian Doctrine. - On the Holy Trinity.

- The Enchiridion. - On the Catechising of the Uninstructed. - On Faith and the Creed. - Concerning Faith of Things Not Seen. - On the Profit of Believing.

- On the Creed: A Sermon to Catechumens. The words and stories of the Desert Fathers shall not die out. There have been numerous holy writers, St Fathers of the desert book for example, who used the sayings of Desert Fathers to teach (see his book Conformity with the Divine Will).

Thomas A Kempis, in the Imitation of Christ, held. The Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks, living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. In contrast to the formalized and official theology of the "founding fathers" of the Church, they were ordinary Christians who chose to renounce the world and live lives of celibacy, fasting, vigil, prayer, and poverty in direct and simple response to the gospel/5(4).

The earliest Christian monks inhabited the desert land of the Middle East starting at the end of the second century AD. Known as the “Desert Fathers”, they left everything in search of knowing Jesus Christ by making the Gospels absolutely integral to their daily lives.

They wanted to commit themselves totally (body, soul, mind, and will) to. Our Benedictine monastic community near Abiquiu, New Mexico, warmly welcomes you to our Abbey on the banks of the Chama River.

We welcome both day visitors and overnight guests for self-directed retreats. We celebrate mass daily, and invite you to pray with us. This monastic community is possible only by the generous support of friends like you. The Desert Mothers were known as ammas ("spiritual mothers"), comparable to the Desert Fathers (abbas), due to the respect they earned as spiritual teachers and directors.

One of the most well known Desert Mothers was Amma Syncletica of Alexandria, who had twenty-seven sayings attributed to her in the Sayings of the Desert other ammas, Theodora of Alexandria and Amma Sarah of the. Buy a cheap copy of The Way of the Heart: Desert book by Henri J.M.

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Glossary Definition. The phrase "desert fathers" encompasses an influential fourth century group of hermits and cenobites who settled in the Egyptian desert. The origins of Western monasticism lie in these primitive hermitages and religious communities.

Paul of Thebes is the first hermit recorded to set the tradition of monastic asceticism and contemplation, and Pachomius of Thebaid is. This is the best book I have ever read, excluding the bible.

It is so helpful and gives you the greatest advice. When reading about what the desert fathers have to say, you get so intuned with it and makes you to try to live a good life.5/5(5). THE SAYINGS Of THE DESERT FATHERS With Kind Permission Of Cistercian Publication Title of the book - The Sayings of the Desert Fathers Name of the translator - Sister Benedicta Ward SLG Publisher - Cistercian Publication Address of the published - WMU Station, Kalamazoo, MichiganFile Size: KB.

Desert Mother and Fathers provides not only a wonderful introduction to a fascinating world (the opening chapter alone is worth the price of the book), but an invitation to seek our own "word" from the abbas and ammas of Christian antiquity.

A scholar who practices what she teaches, Christine Valters-Paintner offers one of the best guidebooks I. The Sayings of the Desert Fathers. 6, likes 31 talking about this. Also know as the "Apothegmata", The Sayings is a collection of spiritual wisdom from the earliest pioneers of Christian Followers: K.

Read The Desert Fathers PDF by Benedicta Ward Penguin Listen to The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks (Penguin Classics) audiobook by Benedicta Ward Read Online The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks (Penguin Classics) ebook by Benedicta Ward Find out The Desert Fathers Benedicta Ward PDF download Get The Desert Fathers Benedicta Ward zip Reviews: 1.

Benedicta Ward's The Lives of the Desert Fathers (Cistercian, ) is a full translation of (2) and R. M. Price's Cyril of Scythopolis: The Lives of the Monks of Palestine (Cistercian, ) is. I highly recommend The Paradise of the Holy ’s a two-volume set.

The first volume contains the Life of St. Antony of Egypt, the Lausiac History, the Rules of St. Pachomius, and possibly a few other things that are slipping my second volume contains a collection of sayings from the Desert Fathers, a conversation between a novice and an Abba, and a handful of other items .We have many more sayings from the desert fathers.

In fact, we have a whole book worth of sayings (The Sayings of the Desert Fathers). The sayings of those four known ammas are included in .