The Way of the Heart: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers

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HarperCollins, Jul 12, 2016 - Religion - 96 pages

The modern classic that interweaves the solitude, silence, and prayer of the fourth- and fifth-century Egyptian Desert Fathers and Mothers with our contemporary search for an authentic spirituality

 

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Contents

PROLOGUE
11
SOLITUDE
17
SILENCE
41
PRAYER
67
EPILOGUE
91
NOTES
95
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About the author (2016)

Henri J.M. Nouwen was a world-renowned spiritual guide, counselor, and bestselling author of over forty books that many today consider spiritual classics. He taught at the universities of Harvard, Yale, and Notre Dame before becoming the senior pastor of L’Arche Daybreak in Toronto, Canada, a community where men and women with intellectual disabilities and their assistants create a home for one another.

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