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The Fathers Of The Desert V1

Or An Account Of The Origin And Practice Of Monkery Among The Heathen Nations

by Henry Ruffner

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11932674M
    ISBN 10143253940X
    ISBN 109781432539405

    Benedicta Ward, translator, The Sayings of the Desert Fathers; The Alphabetical Collection (Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications, , revised edition), pp. For thirty years now Sister Benedicta Ward's translation of the sayings of of the earliest monastics has served as an indispensable text for English speakers.   Since it was first published more than twenty years ago, The Way of the Heart has helped millions of men and women cast off the anger and greed that trouble the world–and find love, compassion.

    The Standard of Truth is the first book in Saints, a new, four-volume narrative history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fast-paced and meticulously researched, Saints recounts true stories of Latter-day Saints across the globe and answers the Lord's call to write history "for the good of the church, and for the rising /5(54).   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.

    - 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 book is structured around nine concise sayings from the desert mothers. How did we receive these? The desert tradition was an oral tradition which was then later written down/5(18).


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The Fathers Of The Desert V1: Or An Account Of The Origin And Practice Of Monkery Among The Heathen Nations [Henry Ruffner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Fathers of the Desert was first published in English in The book describes the beliefs, lives and practices of a number of individual desert fathers and groups like the Anchorites. It also goes into details about the general spiritual life.

The Desert Fathers is a handy introduction to the sayings and stories of the earliest contemplatives--the men and women who, in the fourth century, escaped towns and cities to seek God and wrestle with demons in the deserts of Africa and Asia by: Books shelved as desert-fathers: The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetical Collection by Benedicta Ward, The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Ear Home My Books.

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) The Fathers Of The Desert V1 book by Benedicta Ward Find out The Desert Fathers Benedicta Ward PDF download Get The Desert Fathers Reviews: 1.

The Lives of the Desert Fathers book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Eyewitness accounts of the lives and teachings of t 4/5. The Book of Mystical Chapters: Meditations on the Soul's Ascent, from the Desert Fathers and Other Early Christian Contemplatives [John Anthony McGuckin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(20).

desert to live in complete solitude. His reputation attracted followers, who settled near him, and in c. he came out of his hermitage in order to act as their spiritual father. Five years later he again retired into solitude. He visited Alexandria at least twice.

Once during the persecution of Christians and again to support the Bishop File Size: KB. The Apophthegmata Patrum is a collection of the wisdom of some of the early desert monks and nuns, in print as Sayings of the Desert Fathers.

The most well known was Anthony the Great, who moved to the desert in AD – and became known as both the father and founder of desert monasticism. 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.

The Sayings of the Desert Fathers are not generally applicable, which makes it a bit tricky to apply the sayings to a specific situation. That is why is is always useful to consult with a spiritual elder before putting into practice the things spoken of by the Desert Fathers. Not for everyone is the white martyrdom of the monastic/5.

The Lives of the Desert Fathers: Historia Monachorum in Aegypto (Cistercian Studies No. 34) by Norman Russell and Benedicta Ward | Apr 1, out of 5 stars "The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks," translated and with an introduction by Benedicta Ward, not only provides insight into the life and thought of early Christian monasticism, but is a source of inspiriation for anyone who wishes to take seriously the disciplines of the Christian faith today/5.

Father Joseph, for example, taught his followers, “You cannot be a monk unless you become a consuming fire.” Father Theodore, in answer to a prayer of whether he should enter the diaconate, recounts a vision of “a column of fire, reaching from earth to heaven, and a voice said to him, ‘If you can become like this pillar, go be a deacon.

The Desert Fathers, Christians who took shelter in the deserts of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Syria, and Palestine between the III and VII century, lived as hermits in huts, caves, in trees, or even on top.

The Desert Fathers is the perfect introduction to the stories and sayings of these heroic pioneers of the By the fourth century A.D., devout Christians--men and women alike--had begun to retreat from cities and villages to the deserts of North Africa and Asia Minor, where they sought liberation from their corrupt society and the confining shell of the social self/5.

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 Followers: K.

"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 touching human models of faith, humility, and compassion/5(4).

One of the first books I received when I converted to the Orthodox Church was “The Sayings of the Desert Fathers.” Only briefly in Malcolm X’s autobiography did I see any mention that we should even consider knowing about them. I have read and been familiar with black liberation theology.

But, authors such as. Desert Fathers. The Desert Fathers were early monastics living in the Egyptian desert; although they did not write as much, their influence was also great.

Among them are Paul of Thebes, Anthony the Great and Pachomius. Many of their, usually short, sayings are collected in the Apophthegmata Patrum ("Sayings of the Desert Fathers"). The Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks, living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria.

In contrast to the formalised and official theology of the "founding fathers" of the church, the Desert Fathers 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(48).

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).Father John's inspiring introduction to the spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers brings their words to life for the modern reader.

These key figures of the early church chose lives of hardship and solitude, where they could point their hearts away from the outward world and toward an introspective path of God's calling in a deliberate and individual way.4/5(2).