The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God Author Brother Lawrence
ISBN-10 0800780345
ISBN-13 9780800780340
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 96
Language English
Publisher Whitaker House
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2010 Reprint of 1896 Edition Brother Lawrence c 1614 1691 served in a Carmelite monastery Christians commonly remember him for the intimacy he expressed concerning his relationship to God as recorded in a book compiled after his death the classic Christian text The Practice of the Presence of God Despite his lowly position in life and the priory his character attracted many to him He had a reputation for experiencing profound peace and visitors came to seek spiritual guidance from him The wisdom he passed on to them in conversations and in letters would later become the basis for the book The Practice of the Presence of God Father Joseph de Beaufort later vicar general to the Archbishop of Paris compiled this work after Brother Lawrence died It became popular among Catholics and Protestants alike with John Wesley and A W Tozer recommending it to others