by Father Michel-Ange Marin. This book takes us back to the roots of monastic life in 4th-century Egypt. The Desert Fathers possessed the true Christian spirit, the realization that we belong not to ourselves but to God. Incomparable narratives and spiritual instructions from the faith-filled lives of the first Christian monks. Follow the Desert Fathers along the pathways of holiness and discover with them the profound meaning of Jesus words: "The kingdom of God is within you." Hardbound, 580 pages, numerous illustrations, index.