Letter to Marcellinus (Google eBook)

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

User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

I read this initially for his Letter to Marcellinus, which provides a very interesting window into 4th c. interpretation of the Psalms. Athanasius uses the metaphor of a mirror in which we ourselves ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

This book is a great look inside Antony's life, but I found it to be incredibly repetitive. I got the point the first time something was mentioned or brought up. Otherwise, this book is well written and a fun read. It's so vivid you can almost see Antony go through his temptations. 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
131

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