Texts and Studies: Contributions to Biblical and Patristic Literature, Volume 6

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Page 251 - Cf. Budge, op. cit. I., Introduction, cxxxi—cxlvi. "rivalry in virtue," and of the bodily labours of the day, the wood-drawing and the stone-hewing, the plantings and irrigations ; and, again, of the psalmodies and vigils, and departures to God through prayer 1 . And Basil on his side explains to Gregory his idea of the life :—unkempt hair, a
Page 260 - In this he is not speaking the language of false humility, but the very truth, as will appear from a number of antitheses between his regulations and those of the previously fashionable Egyptian monachism 3 . St Benedict says : "although we read that wine is not at all the drink of monks
Page 85 - He arranged the whole work in two volumes; in the first part were the histories of the holy Fathers composed by Palladius and Jerome, and in the second part were the Questions and Narratives of the Fathers which he himself had brought together. And he called this book ' Paradise'".
Page 264 - It may be almost called a new creation ; and it was destined to prove, as the subsequent history shows, peculiarly adapted to the new races that were repeopling Western Europe. The fundamental changes effected by St Benedict in the conception of the monastic life go far to explain why, on the one hand, the Benedictine form of
Page 83 - No man looking back and putting his hand to the plough is fit for the kingdom of God.
Page 201 - 1 Mr Lecky thus epitomises the chapter : " St Augustine, the ablest and most clear-headed of all the Fathers, and a man of undoubted piety, solemnly
Page 201 - that in his own diocese of Hippo, in the space of two years [ie the two years immediately preceding the time at which he wrote], no
Page 183 - To say this is no real disparagement of St Jerome. What Newman says of St Cyril of Alexandria, " I don't think Cyril himself would like his historical acts to be taken as the measure of his inward sanctity,"*
Page 19 - sancti Macarii Alexandrini mirabilia feruntur, ex quibus nonnulla in xi. libro Ecclesiasticae Historiae inserta qui requiret inveniet. " This refers to the second of the two Books which
Page 19 - et quos fuisse describit Origenistas et ab episcopis damnatos esse non dubium est ; Ammonium videlicet et Eusebium et Euthymium et ipsum Euagrium, Or

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