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By Way of the Desert

Meditations from the Silent Wilderness

By Way of the Desert

Meditations from the Silent Wilderness

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Paperback / softback

£12.99

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781847063731
Number of Pages: 392
Published: 08/05/2008
Width: 12.9 cm
Height: 19.8 cm
This book contains a little treasury of wisdom. It provides a collection of reflective sayings from some of the monks, nuns and hermits who settled in the desert and drew followers seeking spiritual direction.For hundreds of years, men and women have been drawn to the desert, looking for God away from the distractions of ordinary life. Some of the monks, nuns and hermits (known as "abba" or "amma") who settled in the desert drew followers seeking spiritual direction, who would ask for "a word" - a short saying to reflect upon. Here is a collection of these sayings, arranged for every day of the year, with the Bible passages on which they are based: a little treasury of wisdom from the silent wilderness.

Bernard Bangley

Bernard Bangley was born in Suffolk, Virginia, in 1935. He earned a BA from Hampden-Sydney College and a degree from Union Theological Seminary. During his years as a Presbyterian minister, Bangley wrote a number of books; some of his more recent works include Spiritual Treasure, Forgiving Yourself, Christian Classics in Modern English, Getting Along When You Feel Like Getting Even; If I'm Forgiven, Why Do I Still Feel Guilty? and Near to the Heart of God: Meditations.

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