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The Day-to-Day Life of the Desert Fathers

In Fourth-Century Egypt.

by Lucien Regnault

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by ST. BEDE"S PRESS .
Written in English

  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Christian life & practice,
  • Early Church,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Religion - Church Life,
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Egypt,
  • Christian Ministry - Missions,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Missions & Missionary Work,
  • Desert Fathers,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Christianity - Catholicism

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8675984M
    ISBN 101879007347
    ISBN 109781879007345

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The Day-to-Day Life of the Desert Fathers by Lucien Regnault Download PDF EPUB FB2

A great resource book for those wishing a quick reference to different areas with a Desert Fathers life, such as clothing, diet, discipline, visitors, etc. Not exhaustive, but never-the-less, has enough information and references to keep one by: 6. (PUBSt. Bede's Press)The sayings of the desert fathers are well known, but what was their daily life like.

Regnault exhausts the sources to discuss both material concerns such as food and clothing; and spiritual activities, including welcoming visitors, battles with demons, and talks between elders and disciples.

pages, softcover. Day-to-Day Life of the Desert Fathers () by Pages: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Day-to-Day Life of the Desert Fathers In Fourth-Century Egypt at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: map ; 22 cm: Contents: In the heart of the desert --The men --Women and children --Habitat --Clothing --Diet --Life in the cell --A day in the life of the anchorite --The hidden activity --Elders and disciples --Welcoming visitors --Outings and trips --The community weekend --Angels and demons --The desert.

The Day-to-Day Life of the Desert Fathers In Fourth-Century Egypt available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 09/01/ Publisher: Fordham University Press.

Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. Price: $ The Day-to-Day Life of the Desert Fathers in Fourth-Century Egypt.

By Lucien Regnault, translated by Etienne Poirier, Jr. Petersham, Mass.: St. Bede's Publications, xi + pp. $ (paper). It's good to see this old friend in new clothing.

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At the dawn of Christianity, holy women went into the deserts of northern Egypt to devote themselves to lives of prayer. Almost forgotten in today's contemporary society, now The Desert Mothers provide you with the writings of these holy women and apply their spiritual practices to modern day life.

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You will find especially rich resources here from these early saints on. The Day-to-Day Life of the Desert Fathers is an attempt to reconstruct, as much as possible, the multi-dimensional milieu in which the Fathers lived, prayed, worshiped, and interacted with their neighbors.

Using various primary texts, Regnault marvelously brings to life the world of the Desert Fathers in an interesting and readable text. Day-to-day Life Of The Desert Fathers In Fourth-century Egypt by Lucien Regnault was published by St Bede's Publications,u.s. in January and is our th best seller.

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