The Library of Christian Classics - Western Asceticism
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The Library of Christian Classics has long been acclaimed for its quality translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes. The series ensures that modern English translations of some of the most significant Christian theological works of the past are available for scholars and students, allowing contemporary readers to mine the theological riches of the Christian church though the centuries.
Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1995
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.1 (inches)
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Series: Library of Christian Classics
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Students of church history and the monastic ascetic life will find this volume of much interest. Contained are three important documents of the early Christian Church: The Sayings of the Fathers, The Conferences of Cassian, and The Rule of Saint Benedict.
Long recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics provides scholars and students with modern English translations of some of the most significant Christian theological texts in history. Through these works--each written prior to the end of the sixteenth century--contemporary readers are able to engage the ideas that have shaped Christian theology and the church through the centuries.