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Cassian the Monk.

Author: Columba Stewart
Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Preface1. Cassian The Monk2. Cassian The Writer3. Cassian The Theologian.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Stewart, Columba.
Cassian the Monk.
Cary : Oxford University Press, ©1998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Columba Stewart
ISBN: 9780195354355 0195354354
OCLC Number: 936850061
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages)
Contents: Note on Citations; CHAPTER ONE: Cassian the Monk; Elusiveness; Birthplace and Childhood; Monastic Beginnings in Bethlehem; Egypt; Constantinople and Rome; Gaul; Legacy; A Monk for Others; CHAPTER TWO: Cassian the Writer; Ways of Reading; Cassian's Monastic Writings; Language and Style; Cassian's Sources; Cassian's Pedagogy; Cassian the Teacher; CHAPTER THREE: 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. CHAPTER FOUR: Flesh and Spirit, Continence and ChastityChastity and Asceticism in Cassian's Works; Lust; The Body; Continence and Chastity; Divine Grace and Human Will; Nocturnal Emissions; Frankness and Freedom; CHAPTER FIVE: The Bible and Prayer; Exemplars of Prayer and Biblical Interpretation; Spiritual Knowledge; Seeing and Knowing Christ; CHAPTER SIX: Unceasing Prayer; The Interplay of Bible and Prayer; Bible and Prayer in Egypt; Cassian's Appropriation of the Tradition; Ways of Unceasing Prayer; CHAPTER SEVEN: Experience of Prayer; Ecstasy; Compunction; Teacher of Prayer; Afterword. Appendix: Cassian on Monastic EgyptNotes; Bibliography; Biblical Citations; Cassian's Writings; Latin and Greek Words; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W.

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Preface1. Cassian The Monk2. Cassian The Writer3. Cassian The Theologian.

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