The practice of the presence of god brother lawrence on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers new edition this edition from benton press includes the practices of the presence of god as well as the spiritual maxims of brother lawrence brother lawrence of the resurrection c 1614 12 february 1691 served as a lay brother in a carmelite monastery in paris. The practice of the presence of god is a book of collected teachings of brother lawrence born nicholas herman a 17th century carmelite friar compiled by father joseph de beaufortthe compilation includes letters as well as records of his conversations kept by brother lawrences interlocutors. This is a collection of letters from brother lawrence primarily about how he obtained closeness to god through the practice of the presence of god it begins with a narrative introduction about brother lawrence incorporating some information from interviews more like conversations with him. Soldier in an irreligious age amid a skeptical people yet in him the practice of the presence of god was as much a reality as the watch of the early friends and the holy seed in him and others was the stock isa vi 16 from which grew the household and evangelistic piety of the eighteenth century of epworth and of moorfields. Joseph de beaufort representative and counsel to the local archbishop first published the letters in a small pamphlet the following year in a second publication which he titled the practice of the presence of god de beaufort included as introductory material the content of four conversations he had with brother lawrence
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.