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Offline authio

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Desert Fathers etext
« on: October 23, 2007, 08:06:58 PM »
Hi all,

Is there an etext site with the sayings of the Desert Fathers?

Much appreciated!   ;D

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Re: Desert Fathers etext
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2007, 09:07:15 PM »
This would be so cool.  Has anyone heard of anything like this?  Who could we bug about doing this if it is not already done?

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Re: Desert Fathers etext
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2007, 01:19:24 PM »
Hello,

Not that I am aware of. There are some sites that offer a collection of some sayings, but nothing comprehensive. I ended up having to go the my diocesan library to borrow the book by Benedicta Ward.
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Re: Desert Fathers etext
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2013, 07:26:39 AM »
Hi,

I wanted so much to share this with you since finding this site (which means today :D).

     www.copticbook.net/books/20101029002.pdf


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Re: Desert Fathers etext
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2013, 07:30:10 AM »
That's nice. Thank you.

(I'm not sure whether this is legal in countries like the US, though)
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Re: Desert Fathers etext
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2013, 09:53:16 AM »
On a related note, here's one of the Philokalia: http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,46111.0.html
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