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The book deals with the history of the monastic community in the region of Gaza in Late antiquity. It examines the monastic career and teachings of central figures such as Abba Isaiah, Peter the… Continue Reading
Preface Abbreviations Introduction: Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity 1. Basil of Caesarea's and Gregory of Nyssa's Attitudes toward Pilgrimage 2. Jerome's Position on Pilgrimage: Vacillating between… Continue Reading
What should a monk do to make progress? What spiritual exercisesinner exertions of thought and will-should he practice to attain perfection? These questions are repeatedly asked in the monastic… Continue Reading
ZUSAMMENFASSUNG Isaak von Ninive ist nicht der erste Autor, der die Spiritualität des Evagrius zu ergründen sucht. In der syrischen Tradition ist er jedoch der erste, der dies gezielt für das Gebet… Continue Reading
As scholars have observed, silent prayer was not a common mode of prayer in antiquity, and it was usually regarded with considerable suspicion as an anomalous practice. This essay explores the… Continue Reading