Life in a Desert

Barren land, little rainfall, and deadly temperatures are well-known features of deserts.

Life in a Desert

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A Layman in the Desert
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Daniel G. Opperwall
Categories: Asceticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08 - Publisher:

Orthodox Christians today have no lack of resources on monastic spirituality. And yet startlingly little has been done to critically engage the monastic tradition and adapt its ancient wisdom for the Orthodox faithful living in today s complex society. A Layman in the Desert aims to bridge this crucial gap.
Discernment in the Desert Fathers
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Antony D. Rich
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Studies in Christian History a

This book is a study of discernment in the life and thought of the fourth- and fifth-century Egyptian desert fathers. Rich argues that for them discernment was a critical faculty and charism central to the spiritual and practical life of these early monks and nuns in their mystical search for
Adaptation to Life in the Desert
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Amiram Shkolnik, Itzhak Choshniak
Categories: Desert animals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Gantner Publishing

Deals with the physiological adaptations of goats to life in the desert. Discusses water economy, dehydration, rehydration, blood and kidney function, energy metabolism and digestiveefficiency, thermoregulation, selective brain cooling,heat balance and milk production.
Life in a Desert
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Kari Schuetz
Categories: Desert animals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: Blastoff! Readers

Barren land, little rainfall, and deadly temperatures are well-known features of deserts. But did you know that many desert plants have long root systems that grow in search of water? Plants and animals have to adapt in order to survive. Some plants grow waxy leaves to hold in water, and
Discernment in the Desert Fathers
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Antony D. Rich
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04 - Publisher:

Description: Discernment in the Desert Fathers is a study of discernment (Diakrisis) in the life and thought of the fourth- and fifth-century Egyptian Desert Fathers. Rich argues that their understanding of Diakrisis was based upon a practical application of biblical Diakrisis in general and not, as has been argued, primarily