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Cassian the monk

Author: Columba Stewart
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford studies in historical theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is a study of the life, monastic writings and spiritual theology of John Cassian (c.365-430). Cassian's writings were the bridge between eastern monasticism and the developing Latin  Read more...

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Named Person: John Cassian; Johannes Cassianus; Johannes Cassianus; John Cassian
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Columba Stewart
ISBN: 0195113667 9780195113662
OCLC Number: 36798082
Notes: College of Saint Benedict/Saint Johnʼs University notes:
Arca Artium copy: Gift of Frank Kacmarcik.
Arca Artium copy signed by author.
Description: xv, 286 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cassian the Monk --
Elusiveness --
Birthplace and Childhood --
Monastic Beginnings in Bethlehem --
Egypt --
Constantinople and Rome --
Gaul --
Legacy --
A Monk for Others --
Cassian the Writer --
Ways of Reading --
Cassian's Monastic Writings --
Language and Style --
Cassian's Sources --
Cassian's Pedagogy --
Cassian the Teacher --
Cassian the Theologian --
Journeying toward Goal and End: Mapping the Monastic Life --
The Quest for Purity of Heart --
Contemplation --
Heavenly Beatitude and the Vision of God --
Monks for the World --
Flesh and Spirit, Continence and Chastity --
Chastity and Asceticism in Cassian's Works --
Lust --
The Body --
Continence and Chastity --
Divine Grace and Human Will --
Nocturnal Emissions --
Frankness and Freedom --
The Bible and Prayer --
Exemplars of Prayer and Biblical Interpretation --
Spiritual Knowledge --
Seeing and Knowing Christ --
Unceasing Prayer --
The Interplay of Bible and Prayer --
Bible and Prayer in Egypt --
Cassian's Appropriation of the Tradition --
Ways of Unceasing Prayer --
Experience of Prayer --
Ecstasy --
Compunction --
Teacher of Prayer --
Cassian on Monastic Egypt.
Series Title: Oxford studies in historical theology.
Responsibility: Columba Stewart.
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Though eight years have elapsed since its publication, this remains an important book * Graham Gould, Theology *

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