By Way of the Desert
Meditations from the Silent Wilderness
By (author) Bernard Bangley
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By Way of the Desert by Bernard Bangley
Book DescriptionThis book contains a little treasury of wisdom. It provides a collection of reflective sayings from some of the monks, nuns and hermits who settled in the desert and drew followers seeking spiritual direction.For hundreds of years, men and women have been drawn to the desert, looking for God away from the distractions of ordinary life. Some of the monks, nuns and hermits (known as "abba" or "amma") who settled in the desert drew followers seeking spiritual direction, who would ask for "a word" - a short saying to reflect upon. Here is a collection of these sayings, arranged for every day of the year, with the Bible passages on which they are based: a little treasury of wisdom from the silent wilderness.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847063731
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 8-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bernard Bangley
Little Daily Wisdom, Paperback (January 2011)
Honest, humorous, and insightful, the devotional and spiritual reflections of St. Teresa of Avila show readers how to open up themselves to God in new ways. Bangley makes all of these writings accessible--and essential--in these new translations into contemporary English.
Butler's Lives of the Saints, Paperback (December 2005)
A guide to the lives and legacy of the Christian saints, based on the research that has long been a reference on the subject, this adaptation of the multi-volume "Lives of the Saints" provides a guide to the historic, symbolic, and foundational Christian men and women.
Radiance, Paperback (January 2004)View all books by Bernard Bangley
Drawing from both her published writings and her published journals, this compilation presents a candid look at the extraordinary spiritual awareness, her innate sense of deep compassion for others, and the curiosity that drove her classic work, Mysticism.
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Author Biography - Bernard Bangley
Bernard Bangley was born in Suffolk, Virginia, in 1935. He earned a BA from Hampden-Sydney College and a degree from Union Theological Seminary. During his years as a Presbyterian minister, Bangley wrote a number of books; some of his more recent works include Spiritual Treasure, Forgiving Yourself, Christian Classics in Modern English, Getting Along When You Feel Like Getting Even; If I'm Forgiven, Why Do I Still Feel Guilty? and Near to the Heart of God: Meditations.
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