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Silence and Honey Cakes : The Wisdom of the Desert

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Rowan Williams goes back to the 4th century desert fathers and mothers for inspiration and insight, discovering 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 12mm | 117.94g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • B&W Line
  • 0745951708
  • 9780745951706
  • 115,677

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.show more

Review quote

'A profound yet readable book.' * The Tablet *show more

About Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams was enthroned as the ?rd Archbishop of Canterbury in 2003. He had previously been Archbishop of Wales. Before becoming a bishop he was Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at Oxford. He is the author of a number of highly acclaimed books.show more

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