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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His chapters provide a helpful map for the journey into the inner wilderness, towards the goal of unconditional love of God and of others, by means of contemplation and prayer. Jul 11, Ethel Reese rated it liked it. View freely available titles: To see what your friends thought of this book, please te up. And I went into the desert.

In pursuing this journey, Carretto speaks from a position of loving commitment to his own tradition. I cannot say enough good things about this book This latter selection of readings is constructively edited around the very same issues Chisholm raises in The Problem of the Criterion.

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Be the first to ask a question about Letters from the Desert. Absolutely soaked up each page.

Want to Read saving…. Carretto has the gift of taking deep Rose Mary Hancock Translator.


A classic of the genre, and still worth attention. Carrett from the Desert by Carlo Carretto. Letters from the Desert Carlo Carretto No preview available – A profound book exploring the insight that love is the goal, purpose and joy of our life following the master, Jesus Christ. From that successful career he entered a life of poverty and prayer, living and working alongside people of the Saharan tribes.

The Desert is Fertile. The reality of how genuine their relationship was This is sort of a spiritual autobiography. Books by Carlo Carretto. Book titles OR Journal titles. Oh You Who Pass.

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Lists with This Book. Amanda rated it really liked it Nov 18, Luke rated it it was amazing Jun 11, Common terms and phrases Abdaraman accept action adoration Aleck Angela of Foligno apostle asked beatitude become Bible blanket bread Brother of Jesus called Calvary camel Carlo Carretto CHAPTER charity Charles de Foucauld Christ Christians Church cloud of unknowing contemplative prayer creature Crucified darkness denarius desert divine earth Eucharist European everything evil eyes faith Father feel fogara friends give God’s Gospel heart heaven hermitage Holy human humility impossible jeep Jesus laity layperson Little Brothers live longer Lord Mary means meditation Muslim mystery Nazareth never night one’s ourselves painful peace person poor poverty powerlessness pray priest purgatory reached reality realize religious remain rich rock rosary sacrifice Sahara Saint sand seemed selfishness sense silence solitude soul speak spiritual stars suffering Taifet Tamanrasset tell termites there’s things track Trappist true truth Tuareg understand understood unknowing vocation words.


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Letters from the Desert

Carlo Carretto left behind his native Italy to live in the Sahara desert as a monk. Or of the dictator who breathes in the incense due only to God. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Account Options Sign in. I did enjoy the read.

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Second time reading this thoughtful collection of essays. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

The God of the Impossible. It breathes with life, with fresh insights, with wisdom, with love. In a day and age where following Christ has been brought down to wealth, health and a membership to all the Bless ME clubs Contemplation in the Streets.

Can be read on-line here. Nov 08, Lea rated it liked it Shelves: I cannot imagine one reading this It’s a good read and gets you thinking.