“The Heritage of the Desert Fathers” Research Project

“The Heritage of the Desert Fathers” research project aims at mapping and photographic surveying of the locations of hermitages in the deserts around monasteries in Egypt and in the Sudan (the ancient Christian kingdoms of Nubia), in addition to the study of the ancient and modern eremetical traditions in their different psychological, theological as well as philosophical aspects.
See https://www.facebook.com/desert.fathers for regular postings, including some beautiful and remarkable photographs.
A rock-cut hermitage with the terrace close to Deir el-Hawa (“Monastery of the Wind”), Antinoe region, Middle Egypt.
Father Philotheos in the “Inner mountain”, Eastern desert.

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