The Desert a City: An Introduction to the Study of Egyptian and Palestinian Monasticism Under the Christian Empire

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St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1966 - Religion - 222 pages
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A classic study of early Christian monasticsm. Combines detailed scholarship with vivid writing in its description of the golden age of Egyptian monasticism and its founders. It follows the development of monastic life to the end of the fourth century. Includes an account of the monastic history of Mount Sinai.

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I enjoyed this book. However, to be honest, the manuscript is not complete. The author was attempting to turn a series of lectures into a book when he passed away. His widow had the lectures published ... Read full review

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