LAWRENCE, Brother


LAWRENCE, Brother
(1605-1691)
   French MYSTIC and Lay Brother of the Carmelite Order known for his HOLY and PRAYERFUL life. The Practice of the Presence of God is a modern anthology of his writings.

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