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Description - By Way of the Desert by Bernard Bangley

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9781847063731
ISBN-10: 184706373X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 8-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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