The Desert Fathers

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Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
4.89 X 0.56 X 8.3 inches | 0.42 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375700194
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About the Author

Helen Waddell (1889-1965), author and translator, was born in Tokyo and educated at Victoria College and Queen's University, Belfast, and at Somerville College, Oxford. She was once described as the Middle Ages' most persuasive interpreter by the president of Columbia University, where she was a fellow. She wrote, among others, the nonfiction books The Wandering Scholars and Medieval Latin Lyrics; the novel Peter Abelard, Beasts and Saints; and, in 1936, The Desert Fathers, a translation of her own selections from a seventeenth-century Latin collection by Heribert Rosweyde, Vitae Patrum (Lives of the Fathers, 2nd edition, 1628). M. Basil Pennington, O.C.S.O. (1931-2005), was Abbot of the Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia. He authored over 20 books, including O Holy Mountain and Daily We Touch Him.