Desert Fathers and Mothers

Desert Fathers and Mothers

  • Paintner offers insight into the austere and wondrous spirituality of the desert, the colorful and perceptive women and men who dwelt there in ancient times, and why their pithy teachings remain so essential for the study and practice of Christian spirituality today.

    Her commentary makes the wisdom of the desert come alive. This book is a splendid introduction to one of the most essential periods of the western contemplative tradition.

  • Title: Desert Fathers and Mothers: Early Christian Wisdom Sayings - Annotated & Explained

    Author: Christine Valters Paintner

    ISBN: 9781594733734

    Publisher & Date: Skylight Paths, 2012