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Silence and Honey Cakes

Rowan Williams
Silence and Honey Cakes
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Silence and Honey Cakes

Rowan Williams

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A bestselling title which draws inspiration from the desert fathers and mothers, now in paperback First published in hardback in November 2003, and having since sold over 11,000 copies in the UK alone, this highly acclaimed book from Rowan Williams (the first published since his enthronement as the Archbishop of Canterbury) is now available in an accessible paperback edition. In this inspirational and fascinating book, the Archbishop looks at the stories of the desert fathers and mothers - a group of Christian monks and nuns living in the Egyptian desert in the 3rd to 5th centuries - concentrating on the wisdom, insights and spirituality found in their writings. In reflecting on the legacy of these extraordinary people and looking at how they lived their lives intimately with God, Rowan Williams contemplates how their spirituality resonates with and can inspire today's spiritual search to reach a unity with God and our fellow neighbours.;Williams looks at various topics where the spiritual search of the desert fathers and mothers touches our own, including* living in relationship with others; discovering the truth about ourselves; reassessing our priorities; silence and the importance of language; living in a fearless community; living within our limitations; life and death; and staying and leaving.

- Publisher A bestselling title which draws inspiration from the desert fathers andothers, now in paperback First published in hardback in November 2003, andaving since sold over 11,000 copies in the UK alone, this highly acclaimedook from Rowan Williams (the first published since his enthronement as therchbishop of Canterbury) is now available in an accessible paperback edition.n this inspirational and fascinating book, the Archbishop looks at thetories of the desert fathers and mothers - a group of Christian monks anduns living in the Egyptian desert in the 3rd to 5th centuries -oncentrating on the wisdom, insights and spirituality found in theirritings. In reflecting on the legacy of these extraordinary people andooking at how they lived their lives intimately with God, Rowan Williamsontemplates how their spirituality resonates with and can inspire today'spiritual search to reach a unity with God and our fellow neighbours.;illiams looks at various topics where the spiritual search of the desertathers and mothers touches our own, including: living in relationship with

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A bestselling title which draws inspiration from the desert fathers and mothers, now in paperback First published in hardback in November 2003, and having since sold over 11,000 copies in the UK alone, this highly acclaimed book from Rowan Williams (the first published since his enthronement as the Archbishop of Canterbury) is now available in an accessible paperback edition. In this inspirational and fascinating book, the Archbishop looks at the stories of the desert fathers and mothers - a group of Christian monks and nuns living in the Egyptian desert in the 3rd to 5th centuries - concentrating on the wisdom, insights and spirituality found in their writings. In reflecting on the legacy of these extraordinary people and looking at how they lived their lives intimately with God, Rowan Williams contemplates how their spirituality resonates with and can inspire today's spiritual search to reach a unity with God and our fellow neighbours.;Williams looks at various topics where the spiritual search of the desert fathers and mothers touches our own, including* living in relationship with others; discovering the truth about ourselves; reassessing our priorities; silence and the importance of language; living in a fearless community; living within our limitations; life and death; and staying and leaving.
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A bestselling title which draws inspiration from the desert fathers andothers, now in paperback First published in hardback in November 2003, andaving since sold over 11,000 copies in the UK alone, this highly acclaimedook from Rowan Williams (the first published since his enthronement as therchbishop of Canterbury) is now available in an accessible paperback edition.n this inspirational and fascinating book, the Archbishop looks at thetories of the desert fathers and mothers - a group of Christian monks anduns living in the Egyptian desert in the 3rd to 5th centuries -oncentrating on the wisdom, insights and spirituality found in theirritings. In reflecting on the legacy of these extraordinary people andooking at how they lived their lives intimately with God, Rowan Williamsontemplates how their spirituality resonates with and can inspire today'spiritual search to reach a unity with God and our fellow neighbours.;illiams looks at various topics where the spiritual search of the desertathers and mothers touches our own, including: living in relationship with
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams(PC, DPhil, DD, FBA) is Archbishop of Canterbury, the highest office of the Church of England. Williams is a distinguished theologian and poet.He is the author of over twenty books including: Grace and Necessity: Reflections on Art and Love; Why Study the Past?; Anglican Identities; Darkness Yielding; Writing in the Dust: Reflections on 11th September and Its Aftermath: Arius: Heresy and Tradition; Christ on Trial; On Christian Theology; Open to Judgement: Sermons and Addresses; and Resurrection: Interpreting the Easter Gospel.

Table Of Contents

  • Rowan Williams Goes Back To The Fourth Century Desert Fathers And Mothers For Inspiration And Insight. In Exploring Their Stories And Spirituality, The Archbishop Discovers That Their Spirituality Resonates Strongly With Aspects Of The Modern Spiritual Search. He Uses Examination Of Their Stories And Sayings As A Starting Point For His Own Reflections On Topics Such As: Living In Relationship With Others; Discovering The Truth About Ourselves; Reassessing Our Priorities; Silence And The Importance Of Language; Living In A Fearless Community; Living Within Our Limitations; Life And Death; Staying And Leaving.

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  • Catalogue Code 217700
  • Product Code 0745951708
  • EAN 9780745951706
  • Pages 128
  • Department General Books
  • Category Spiritual Growth
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Nov 2004
  • Sales Rank #21063
  • Dimensions 198 x 130 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.134kg

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