The Sayings of the Desert Fathers
Benedicta Ward SLG, trans.
For those who do not know them, these fragments of early Christian literature, the tradition from which grew the ground of all future Christian monasticism, are a priceless treasure waiting to be discovered. This is the most complete collection of the sayings of the Desert Fathers and Mothers, arranged alphabetically, by person. The introduction provides background, context, and history.
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