Title: The Spiritual Meadow
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Cistercian Publications December 1992
0879075392 / 9780879075392
Seller ID: 20110607188332
After Cyril of Scythopolis and John Cassian, John Moschus (died 619) was the most important witness to early Christian monasticism. This collection of saying and anecdotes (mostly gathered through Moschus' own journeyings) became an extremely popular and influential devotional work. ''I have emulated the most wise bee,'' says our writer, ''gathering up the spiritually beneficial deeds of the fathers. Now I will begin to tell you these things...'' 286 pp.
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