The Resource Desert banquet: : a year of wisdom from the Desert Mothers and Fathers, David G.R. Keller, (electronic resource)

Desert banquet: : a year of wisdom from the Desert Mothers and Fathers, David G.R. Keller, (electronic resource)

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Desert banquet: : a year of wisdom from the Desert Mothers and Fathers
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Desert banquet:
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a year of wisdom from the Desert Mothers and Fathers
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David G.R. Keller
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eng
Summary
The wisdom of the desert fathers and mothers lies in their experiences of solitude, prayer, community life, work, and care for their neighbors. Their goal was transformation of their lives through openness to the presence and energy of God in Christ. They taught by example and by sharing narratives and sayings that reflect the deep human psychological and spiritual aspects of their journey toward authentic human life. The venue for their transformation was the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. They emphasized self-knowledge, humility, purity of heart, and love of God and neighbor. Far from being nav̐e, their sayings and narratives reflect honest struggles, temptations, and failures. They also demonstrate the disciplines of prayer and meditation that kept them centered in God as their only source of strength. The daily reflections in Desert Banquet introduce readers to a variety of these early Christian mentors and offer reflections on the significance of their wisdom for life in the twenty-first century
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Midwest
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1937-
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Keller, David G. R.
Dewey number
242/.2
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Desert Fathers
  • Devotional calendars
  • Monastic and religious life of women
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Desert banquet: : a year of wisdom from the Desert Mothers and Fathers, David G.R. Keller, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11669394
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multicolored
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MWT11669394
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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MWT11669394
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Desert banquet: : a year of wisdom from the Desert Mothers and Fathers, David G.R. Keller, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11669394
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11669394
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11669394
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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