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Brother Lawrence

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. Brother Lawrence was born Nicolas Herman in H�rim�nil, near Lun�ville in the region of Lorraine, located in modern-day eastern France. As a young man, Herman...See more