Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response to his calling is Letters from the. But in the desert, he found answers to universal questions that each of us must face. From Carlo Carretto, Letters in the Desert, Orbis Books. Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response was Letters from the Desert, the first and.

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A few ideas matured in solitude and taking shape around an activity which has been, without any doubt, the greatest gift that the Sahara has given me: He cites facts and figures; he points to world conferences and studies on poverty and development, shows how experts differ in their analyses and programs.

Want to Read saving…. Account Options Sign in. Letters from the Desert Carlo Carretto Snippet view – Lists with This Book. After six years I Letters from the Desert Carlo Carretto No preview available – All this is aggravated by the exploitation of the developed countries, but the solution is not now to banish the industrial sophisticated countries from the underdeveloped ones.


I felt he didn’t develop his thoughts quite far enough but I enjoyed it.

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As he puts it himself, he answered a call to: Carretto allowed Christ to strip him of a life of selfish I cannot say enough good things about this book Luke rated it it was amazing Jun 11, Published September 1st by Orbis Books first published January 1st This latter selection of readings is constructively edited around the very same issues Chisholm raises in The Problem of the Criterion.

Contemplation in the Lettesr. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. No, the causes are very complex, beginning with a fatalistic view of life in many of the peoples of the Third World, a lack of any inner drive to progress, a static rather than a dynamic culture.

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Adding this now to mark the release of a new edition – though I read it as a teenager back in the seventies.


He offers some wonderful insights on meditative prayer in the desert and in civilization.

Quotes from Letters from the I started Action for Justice and Peace. Jan 24, booklady rated it really liked it Recommended to booklady by: Brief background of his early life and letters he wrote mostly to his sisters from the desert.

Deb rated it it was amazing Jan 09, A profound book exploring the insight that love is the goal, purpose and joy of our life following the master, Jesus Christ.

Why is the Third World Poor? I found it enormously moving then, and credit it with steering me towards the richness of contemplative prayer and desert spirituality. Absolutely soaked up each page.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. However, his understanding of the love of God is that it overflows all boundaries that we may perceive. Dec 31, Roy Petitfils rated it it was amazing.