Athanasius (CWS)

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Paulist Press, 1980 - Religion - 166 pages
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Athanasius (c. 295-373) Bishop of Alexandria, spiritual master and theologian, was a major figure of 4th-century Christendom. The Life of Antony is one of the foremost classics of asceticism. The Letter to Marcellinus is an introduction to the spiritual sense of the Psalms.
 

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St Antony (Antony the Great) gave all his possessions away early in life, seeking to live a life of prayer without ceasing….he lived a very ascetic life alone in the desert for many years - most of ... Read full review

Review: Athanasius: The Life of Antony & The Letter to Marcellinus (Classics of Western Spirituality)

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I was truly blown away by this book. if you desire to learn about asceticism and spiritual warfare this book is for you. antony shows how the pleasures of the body weaken the soul. it is eye opening ... Read full review

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The Life and Affairs of our Holy Father Antony
29
A Letter of Athanasius Our Holy Father Archbishop of Alexandria to Marcellinus on the Interpretation of the Psalms
101
Notes
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