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In God's Holy Light

In God's Holy Light

Wisdom From the Desert Monastics

by Joan Chittister

"Sister Joan calls each of us to a spiritual maturity that will transform the world." —Laura Swan, O.S.B., author, "The Forgotten Desert Mothers" and "The Wisdom of the Beguines"

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Renowned spiritual writer Joan Chittister explores the sayings of the Desert Mothers and Fathers, finding wisdom from an ancient tradition that speaks to your life today.

Read an Excerpt From

Read an Excerpt From "In God's Holy Light"

"It is so easy to reduce religion to do's and don'ts. But once we start down that path, we lose touch with the real mystery of God among us." ~from the book

Praise for

Praise for "In God's Holy Light"

"Meditate on these sayings, listen, then take action." ~Sister Meg Funk, O.S.B. Beech Grove Indiana

Author Audio: What Inspired You to Write

Author Audio: What Inspired You to Write "In God's Holy Light"?

Joan Chittister explains the motivation behind her new work on the Desert Monastics.

Author Audio: Which Tale in Your Book Holds Personal Meaning?

Author Audio: Which Tale in Your Book Holds Personal Meaning?

Of the 35 tales told, Joan Chittister reflects on "Stumbling Toward Perfection."

Author Audio: Which Tale Most Touches on Contemporary Issues?

Author Audio: Which Tale Most Touches on Contemporary Issues?

Joan Chittister shares a story included in her book that can help us look at the current refugee crisis in new ways.

Joan Chittister Discusses "In God's Holy Light"