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The lives of the Desert Fathers

the Historia monachorum in Aegypto

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Published by Mowbray, Cistercian in London, Kalamazoo, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Desert Fathers -- Biography,
    • Monks -- Egypt -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated by Norman Russell ; introduction by Benedicta Ward.
      SeriesCistercian studies series ;, no. 34
      ContributionsRussell, Norman, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1706 .H5713 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3824427M
      ISBN 100879078340, 0879079347
      LC Control Number81134973

      All his other goods he sold for a considerable sum of money, all of which he gave to the poor, except for a small amount which he kept back for his sister, who was in need of it because she was a woman and young. For they none of them take any thought for food or clothing or any such things, knowing that as the Scripture says it is the Gentiles who seek after these things Matthew 6. One text refers to Theodora, who had monks listening to her counsel and asking questions. There are a number of books in print with selections from the Lives of the Fathers.

      There are many perils to be encountered in living alone, but the advice and help of the elders was freely given to those who were beginners in this extraordinary mode of life. If you keep to these guide-lines, you will be saved. Lack of exercise had not made him flabby, nor had fasting and conflict made him look pale and sickly. Over the last twenty years I have come to love these desert mothers and fathers as reliable guides to the journey with Jesus. It just occurred to me that there might be some people who have no Latin but who would like to have available long chunks of it, which no conventional publisher would want to publish. And he asked them: "What makes you go away?

      Theodora of Alexandria was the amma of a monastic community of women near Alexandria. It was those first editors who used the word apophthegms meaning: saying, maxim or aphorism —this is why this collection is now known as[Apophthegmata Patrum Alphabetica The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetic Collection. Only true humility can do that. If you read this travelogue in conjunction with its companion volume, The Sayings of the Desert Fathersboth of which are eminently readable, you will enjoy an eyewitness account of these wise and witty pilgrims.


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A monk and theologian, Cassian made the Christian tradition relevant for the needs of his day in his spiritual works. These pages introduce us to former criminals, scholars, tomb robbers, blacksmiths, and illiterate peasants.

This second revision was published in an excellent new critical edition, with a French translation, in Moving outside the city with her blind sister, she lived as a hermit among the tombs outside of Alexandria.

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Gradually a community of women ascetics grew up around her, who she served as their spiritual mother. The teachings flow from lives of repentance and love in simple, humble language that anyone can understand. The earliest writings were simply ordered by the initial letter of the Abba's name in the order of the Greek alphabet.

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He knew of other Christians living a solitary life in the neighbourhood, and with their advice and with constant prayer he began to try and discover how to serve God in as thoroughgoing a way as possible.

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