John Climacus (CWS)

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Paulist Press, 1982 - Religion - 301 pages
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John Climacus (c. 579-649) was abbot of the monastery of Catherine on Mount Sinai. His Ladder was the most widely used handbook of the ascetical life in the ancient Greek Church.
 

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A rich collection of desert wisdom, with poignant parables and proverbs. It gives a vivid glimpse into early monastic life and the spiritual endeavor in climbing up the ladder... each step has its own texture to consider.

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