Words for Our Lives: The Spiritual Words of Matthew the Poor (Volume 2)

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This series constitutes the first appearance in English of a selection of the informal talks Abba Matta gave to his fellow monks and to visitors. In simple, accessible language, he addresses subjects ranging from Scripture to the church year to everyday life in the world. To read these talks is to sit at the feet of one of the greatest spiritual teachers of our age.

About Abba Matta: Known in the West as Matthew the Poor, Abba Matta is widely regarded as the greatest Egyptian elder since St. Antony the Great. He produced a huge and varied body of work in Arabic, only a little of which has been translated into English. In addition, a great many of his informal talks to monks and visitors were recorded. He had a marvelous ability to communicate the deepest spiritual truths in the simplest and most practical language, making them accessible to laypeople as well as monastics. He speaks to the heart rather than the head, gently exhorting the reader to pursue a deeper life in Christ.


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Words for Our Time: The Spiritual Words of Matthew the Poor, Volume 1 Item No. 9781936270453

The Communion of Love by Matthew the Poor Item No. 000365


Author: Matthew the Poor

Format: Paperback

Dimensions: 5.5 X 8.5 inches

Page Length: 192 pages

Publisher: Ancient Faith Publishing

ISBN: 9781936270514

Retail Price: $16.95

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Matthew the Poor
192 pages
5.5 x 8.5 inches
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