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Wisdom of the Desert

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The Wisdom of the Desert was one of Thomas Merton's favorites among his own books surely because he had hoped to spend his last years as a hermit."

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Rev. James R

Essential spiritual reading

by Rev. James R on Jul 19, 2014

Wisdom of the Desert consists of extracts from the venerable Philokalia (fill-oh-CA:LL-ya), the compendium of the sayings of the Desert Fathers. Fr. Merton edited this volume during his early days in the monastery, before he began to experiment with Eastern religious practices and some of his writings became questionable. This little volume is handy, compact and, I feel, essential reading for anyone embarking upon a serious program of spiritual development. Fr. James Rosselli St. Joseph of Arimathea Orthodox Church and House of Prayer La Porte IN

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Florence W

Wonderful book

This treasure is best if read and discussed with a friend. We read each entry and then worked out how it would apply in our life and under what conditions. The forward is also very informative.

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