Oasis of Wisdom Paperback
The Worlds of the Desert Fathers and Mothers
by David G. R. Keller;
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Oasis of Wisdom
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The richness of this ancient wisdom will challenge modern Christians to catch the spirit of the desert elders and join in their struggle to live an authentic human life. Chapters are: Politeia: The Monastic World of the Desert Fathers and Mothers," *Oikoumene: The Inhabited World Surrounding the Desert Fathers and Mothers, - *Sunrise to Sunrise: The Daly Lives of Early Egyptian Desert Elders and Monastic Communities, - *The Cell: Meeting God and Ourselves, - *Patience: Learning Not to Run from God or Authentic Human Life, - *Stillness and Silence: Being Present to God, Ourselves, and the World, - *Praxis: An Ascetic Vocation that Forms, Nourishes and Guards the Soul, - *Praxis and Labor: The Sanctification of Daly Life, - *Humility: Making Christ Tangible, - and *Two Deserts. - Also includes an introduction and a bibliography. The Rev. David G.R. Keller, Ed D, is the former Steward of the Episcopal House of Prayer at St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota. He currently leads contemplative retreats at Mercy Center in Burlingame, California, and at The Bishop's Ranch in Healdsburg, California. Along with Fr.
Thomas Keating, OCSO, he has formed and facilitates The Contemplative Ministry Project."
Oasis of Wisdom by David G. R. Keller was published by Liturgical Press in January 2004. The ISBN for Oasis of Wisdom is 9780814630341.
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|Page last updated||30th August 2016|
|Author / Artist||David G. R. Keller|
|Publisher||Liturgical Press (January 2004)|
|Number of Pages||208|