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The Paradise of the Desert Fathers

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The following are excerpts from what is widely known in the [[Coptic]] Church as "bustan al-rohbaan" (The Monks' Garden), also referred to in English as the "Paradise of the Desert Fathers". Bustan al-rohbann is not a single book, rather it is a collection of sayings and accounts written by and about the [[Desert Fathers ]] of Egypt. The excerpts presented here are adopted from an abbreviated book edited by Dr. Benedicta Ward.
In the desert of the heart, let the healing fountain start;

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