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The Desert Fathers : Anthony and the beginnings of monasticism

Author: Peter H Görg
Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press, ©2011.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Anthony, of Egypt Saint; Anthony, of Egypt Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Görg
ISBN: 9781586174453 1586174452
OCLC Number: 742512692
Description: xiii, 131 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contents: Egypt --
Anthony of Egypt: abbot and star of the desert --
Childhood and youth --
Call to asceticism --
Anthony among the tombs --
Anthony goes into the desert --
The first monastic foundations --
Journey to Alexandria --
Into the interior desert --
Anthony's miracles --
Anthony fights against the Arians in Alexandria --
Anthony disputes with pagan philosophers: the emperior, soldiers, and simple people seek his counsel --
The end of Anthony's life --
Eulogy by Athanasius --
Veneration of the saint --
Anthony's grave and the Antonite Order --
The original hermit: Paul of Thebes --
From Anchorite to Cenobite: Pachomius --
Syria's marvelous flowering of asceticism: Simeon Stylites --
Monasticism in Asia Minor: Basil of Caesarea --
From the Orient to the Occident: monasticism in the West --
Roman-occupied Gaul: Martin of Tours and John Cassian --
Irish monasticism: Patrick and Columban --
Benedict of Nursia: father of western monasticism --
Religious orders and the renewal of the church.
Other Titles: Wüsten Väter.
Desert Fathers : Saint Anthony and the beginnings of monasticism
Saint Anthony and the beginnings of monasticism
Responsibility: Peter H. Görg ; translated by Michael J. Miller.

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