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Category Archives: Egypt

Sara Maitland: desert silence

In Christian Century (March 2012 issue) author Sara Maitland (A Book of Silence, 2010; How to Be Alone, 2014) has written of her annual journey to the Sinai desert seeking meditative silence. From the article: I feel a strong spiritual affinity for deserts. For the last six years I have lived as a semihermit on […]

“Heritage of the Desert Fathers” project

“The Heritage of he Desert Fathers” is a project based in Slovenia that intends to document historical and material sites of ancient Christian desert hermits in Egypt and Sudan. The site describes the project: The Heritage of the Desert Fathers research project aims at mapping and photographic surveying of the locations of hermitages in the […]