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The Way of the Heart: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers by [Henri J. M. Nouwen]
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The Way of the Heart: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers Kindle Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 358 ratings

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Length: 50 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Editorial Reviews


“Clear, precise, biblically founded guidance...Skillfully blends knowledge of psychological growth with the great Christian traditions.” (Commonweal)

“Brings desert spirituality to bear upon the contemporary scene. ... Hauntingly relevant for us today.” (Christianity Today)

“Gemlike in its clarity.” (The Christian Century)

“Inspiring, to the point, and eminently practical in his advice about living spiritually in the world of today.” (Spiritual Book News)

“On the long road it’s good to have Nouwen and his divining rod. Deftly he bends toward the drop of spiritual wisdom caked in the most ordinary things.” (Helen Prejean, C.S.J., author of Dead Man Walking) --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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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

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • File Size : 386 KB
  • Publication Date : July 12, 2016
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publisher : HarperOne; Reprint Edition (July 12, 2016)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B01GCBUP64
  • Print Length : 50 pages
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 358 ratings