Books on the Desert Fathers and Mothers

The Desert Fathers

by Helen Waddell - Religion - 1957 - 216 pages
"The Desert Fathers" is the perfect introduction to the stories and sayings of these heroic pioneers of the contemplative tradition.

The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks

The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks

by Benedicta Ward - Religion - 2003 - 240 pages
Organized around key themes-Charity, Fortitude, Lust, Patience, Prayer, Self-control, and Visions-this edition of the Sayings is fresh, accessible, and...

The Wisdom of the Desert: Sayings from the Desert Fathers of the Fourth Century


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

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

by John Chryssavgis - Religion - 2003 - 163 pages
The words of spiritual counsel which form the heart of this book are as clear and timeless as the desert stars on a winter night.

Four Desert Fathers: Pambo, Evagrius, Macarius of Egypt, and Macarius of ...

The Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages

The Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages

by Marilyn Dunn - Religion - 2003 - 280 pages
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of the emergence of monasticism from its roots in late antiquity and its transition to the early...

The World of the Desert Fathers: Stories and Sayings from the Anonymous ...

The World of the Desert Fathers: Stories and Sayings from the Anonymous ...

by Columba Stewart - Religion - 1986
Study on the works of Rabindranath Tagore, 1861-1941, Indian poet.

The Kaffa Lives of the Desert Fathers: A Study in Armenian Manuscript ...

The Kaffa Lives of the Desert Fathers: A Study in Armenian Manuscript ...

by Nira Stone - Religion - 1997 - 216 pages
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral), Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Hebrew in 1992 and in English in 1994.

Oasis of Wisdom: The Worlds of the Desert Fathers and Mothers

Oasis of Wisdom: The Worlds of the Desert Fathers and Mothers

by David G. R. Keller - Religion - 2005 - 181 pages
Oasis of Wisdom is ideal for those seeking spiritual mentoring or a discipline of prayer, and will appeal to those from all denominations and backgrounds, from...

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