In God's Holy Light: Wisdom from the Desert Monastics

published by Franciscan Media | Hardback - With dust jacket | 144 pages
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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.   Stock #: B36831

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In God's Holy Light: Wisdom from the Desert Monastics

elizabeth hart

Very easy to read and many facts about threes amazing monastics

Jeff P
What a great book - read it twice already

What a great book - I have already read it twice - it takes the way of the Desert monastics from over 1700 years ago and applies it to the current world - their way of thought could not be more relevant for today 

Wilson Santiago

In God's Holy Light: Wisdom from the Desert Monastics

Carole Washburn

I haven't been able to read it yet but I'm looking forward to reading it soon.

Joan Chittister, O.S.B., is an internationally known writer and lecturer and the executive director of Benetvision, a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality in Erie, Pennsylvania. A Benedictine Sister of Erie, Pennsylvania, she served as president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, president of the Conference of American Benedictine Prioresses, and was prioress of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie for twelve years. Sister Joan received her doctorate from Penn State University in speech communications theory. She has written more than forty books and received numerous awards for her work on behalf of peace and women in church and in society.

Product Type:  Book

Item Number:  #B36831

ISBN:  9781616368319

Publication Date:  9/25/2015

BISAC:  RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Growth

Imprint:  Franciscan Media

Trim Size:  139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X )

Pages:  144

List Price:  $ 3.00