Brother Lawrence(c. 1611 – 1691) was born Nicholas Herman in the Lorraine region of France. As a young man, he fought in the Thirty Years’ War before joining the Carmelite order in Paris as a monk at the age of 24. The Practice of the Presence of God was originally compiled from his letters and conversations, immediately after his death. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is the author of New Monasticism, and forthcoming from Paraclete Press: The Wisdom of Stability.
The Practice of the Presence of Godby Lawrence Brother
A translation from the French, rendered into clear, graceful English, this book is a pleasure to read or give to a friend. This edition includes his Spiritual Maxims, biographical material, and the familiar letters and conversations.
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