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Where God happens : discovering Christ in one another

Author: Rowan Williams; World Community of Christian Meditation.
Publisher: Boston : New Seeds, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book is a introduction to the early hermits. The author breaks through our preconceived ideas of the Desert Fathers to reveal them in a new light: as true and worthy role models for us in our modern lives, who have much to teach us about dealing with the anxieties, uncertainties, and sense of isolation that have become hallmarks of modern life. They especially embody valuable insights about community, about how  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Williams; World Community of Christian Meditation.
ISBN: 1590302311 9781590302316 1590303903 9781590303900
OCLC Number: 58648180
Notes: "A World Community of Christian Meditation book."
Description: xviii, 174 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Desmond Tutu --
Preface --
A note on the sources --
Introduction / Laurence Freeman --
Life, death, and neighbors --
Silence and honey cakes --
Fleeing --
Staying --
The monastic wisdom of the Christian desert: a selection of sayings / Laurence Freeman --
Notes --
Further reading --
The World Community for Christian Meditation and the John Main Seminar.
Responsibility: Rowan Williams ; foreword by Desmond Tutu ; introduction by Laurence Freeman.
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This book is a introduction to the early hermits. The author breaks through our preconceived ideas of the Desert Fathers to reveal them in a new light: as true and worthy role models for us in our modern lives, who have much to teach us about dealing with the anxieties, uncertainties, and sense of isolation that have become hallmarks of modern life. They especially embody valuable insights about community, about how to live together in an intimate and meaningful way.

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