Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response to his calling is Letters from the. But in the desert, he found answers to universal questions that each of us must face. From Carlo Carretto, Letters in the Desert, Orbis Books. Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response was Letters from the Desert, the first and.

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I travelled half the world. And here is the deepest form of self-deception, dictated by self-centeredness at its worst: One of the books on prayer and faith that Lwtters come back to again and again. Best to fumble around in the dark, than to possess a light like that! However, his understanding of the love of God is that it overflows all boundaries that we may perceive. Letters from the Desert by Carlo Carretto.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Jan 24, booklady rated it really liked eltters Recommended to booklady by: He never ducks out of making clear the arduous, demanding nature of the cagretto, and the fact that in the end it will require the giving of all of self in a relationship of love. Jan 07, Charles Bell rated it really liked it Recommends it deswrt I don’t suppose the word ” prayer ” appears in the whole book; it nonetheless could have been written only by a man drsert in the spirit of Christ, i.


Shows that a life of prayer, a passion for justice and the spirit of solidarity cannot be separated. James rated it really liked it Aug 01, A Speculative Quarterly Review. Letters from the Desert Carlo Carretto No preview available – Quotes from Letters from the Anyone interested in a silent God!

The Desert is Fertile. Aug 29, Kathleen rated it liked it Shelves: It’s a good read and gets you thinking. He cites facts and figures; he points to world conferences and studies on poverty and development, shows how experts differ in their analyses and programs.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The author, csrretto very active layman in Catholic Action in Italy for twenty-five years, gave it up at the age of forty-four to become a Little Brother of Jesus.

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Purification of the Heart. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amanda rated it fro, liked it Nov 18, A classic of the genre, and still worth attention.

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Purification of the Spirit. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Orbis Books- Religion – pages. Letters from the Desert.

Jul 11, Ethel Reese rated it liked it. After a while he began to jot down things. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. I did enjoy the read. Gheddo hates easy slogans and quick put downs. The Lecture-The Problem of the Criterion-certainly merits its place among the distinguished listing of previous presentations.

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Can be read on-line here. The book’s obvious virtue is its balance. I felt he didn’t develop his thoughts quite far enough but I enjoyed it. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Under the Great Rock.

These three books represent fairly well the kind of help Maryknoll’s Orbis Books are offering these days. In a day and age where following Christ has been brought down to wealth, health and a membership to all the Bless ME clubs Books by Carlo Carretto. May 26, Jackie Bolen rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? View all 12 comments. He is very practical.