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THE DESERT A CITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF EGYPTIAN AND PALESTIAN MONASTICISM UNDER THE CHRISTIAN EMPIRE

Author: DERWAS J. CHITTY #: 10674
This study of early Christian monasticism by Derwas Chitty has already proved to be a classic. No other account of this vital period in the history of the monastic movement equals it for detailed scholarship combined with vivid and dynamic writing.

Price: € 24.86 £ 20.89 $ 27.60

CYRIL OF SCYTHOPOLIS: THE LIVES OF THE MONKS OF PALESTINE

Author: #: 10675
The narrow stretch of desert between the Jordan Valley and the hill country of Judea drew great biblical prophets—Elijah and John the Baptist—and unforgettable christian ascetics. Our best source of information on this movement from AD 400-600 comes from Cyril`s pen.

Price: € 34.74 £ 29.19 $ 38.57

WORDS TO LIVE BY: JOURNEYS IN ANCIENT AND MODERN EGYPTIAN MONASTICISM

Author: TIM VIVIAN #: 10676
Give me a word, Father. From the time of Saint Antonyat leastyounger monks would ask older, experienced monks, abbas or ammas (fathers or mothers), for a saving word, for advice, for wise counsel on how to live. In this book, Coptic scholar and priest Tim Vivian shares personal accounts of journeys to present-day monasteries in Egypt, and translations of ancient texts exemplifying the words, the insights that have guided desert monks for nearly two millennia. Those who study the monastic tradition professionally and those who search it spiritually will find matter for reflection here.

Price: € 37.23 £ 31.29 $ 41.33
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