The Desert Fathers (along with Desert Mothers) were early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who lived mainly in the Scetes desert of Egypt beginning around the third century AD. The Apophthegmata Patrum is a collection of the wisdom of some of the early desert monks...
The Desert Fathers were early monastic founders in the deserts of Egypt, fleeing the cities and making their lives in the wilderness, living in asceticism and solitude. The phrase "desert fathers" encompasses an influential fourth century group of hermits and cenobites who settled in the Egyptian...
(Redirected from Desert father). The Desert Fathers (along with Desert Mothers) were early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who lived mainly in the Scetes desert of Egypt beginning around the third century AD.
They were known to history as the desert fathers. "They dwelt in small isolated communities for the purpose of devoting their lives completely to God without distraction.
An Introduction to The Desert Fathers. My intention here is to introduce you to some men who lived in a very different era, in a very culture...
Desert Fathers @desertfathers 31 May 2009. "Illumination by the Spirit is the endless end of every virtue." St Symeon the New Theologian.
The small communities forming around the Desert Fathers were the beginning of Christian monasticism.
The Desert Fathers were Hermits, Ascetics and Monks who lived mainly in the Scetes desert of Egypt, beginning around the third century.
Desert Fathers, early Christian hermits whose practice of asceticism in the Egyptian desert, beginning in the 3rd century, formed the basis of Christian monasticism.
What many found when they sought God in a seemingly God-forsaken landscape.