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In God's Holy Light

Wisdom from the Desert Monastics

Author(s): Joan Chittister

ISBN13: 9781616368319

ISBN10: 1616368314

Publisher: Franciscan Media (25 Sept. 2015)

Extent: 144 pages

Binding: Hardcover

Size: 14.6 x 1.6 x 22.4 cm

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  • The Desert Monastics, thousands of monks and nuns who lived in the Egyptian wastelands between the third and fifth centuries, have come to be seen as the Olympians of the spiritual life.


    Renowned spiritual writer Joan Chittister explores the sayings of the Desert Mothers and Fathers, finding wisdom from that ancient tradition that speaks to your life today. This popular introduction to a powerful source of Christian wisdom can be a companion to your own spiritual journey.

  • Joan Chittister


    Joan Chittister is an internationally known author and lecturer, and the executive director of Benetvision, a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality. She serves as cochair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a partner organization of the UN, facilitating a worldwide network of women peace builders. Her books include The Gift of Years, The Monastery of the Heart, and Uncommon Gratitude (with the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams). She is past president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and was prioress of her community, the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania, for twelve years.



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    Hardcover: 144 pages Publisher: Franciscan Media (25 Sept. 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 1616368314 ISBN-13: 978-1616368319 Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 1.6 x 22.4 cm

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