Author photo. Image of Brother Lawrence from a book published by Fleming Revell Co. in 1900.

Image of Brother Lawrence from a book published by Fleming Revell Co. in 1900.

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Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection (c. 1614 – 12 February 1691) served as a lay brother in a Carmelite monastery in Paris. Christians commonly remember him for the intimacy he expressed concerning his relationship to God as recorded in a book compiled after his death, the classic Christian text, The Practice of the Presence of God.
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