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Cassian the Monk By Columba Stewart,

  • Title: Cassian the Monk
  • Author: Columba Stewart
  • ISBN: 9780195134841
  • Page: 368
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book is a study of the life, monastic writings, and spiritual theology of John Cassian c 360 435 His Institutes and Conferences are a remarkable synthesis of earlier monastic traditions, especially those of fourth century Egypt, informed throughout by Cassian s awareness of the particular needs of the Latin monastic movement he was helping to shape.
    Cassian the Monk This book is a study of the life monastic writings and spiritual theology of John Cassian c His Institutes and Conferences are a remarkable synthesis of earlier monastic traditions especial

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    1. The best introduction to Cassian in English Stewart does a superb job of focusing on the most important issues ex prayer, contemplation, grace, chastity in Cassian s massive Conferences and presenting them in their monastic context for monks i.e for the spiritual use of readers while maintaining scholarly rigor Highly recommended for anyone with interest in ancient Christian monasticism or any sort of Christian asceticism.

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