Harlots of the Desert: A Study of Repentance in Early Monastic Sources

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Cistercian Publications, 1987 - Religion - 113 pages
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The desert mothers and fathers were serious, stark. Their love of God so all-consuming that they shine as examples of how to live, ascetically, yes, but their asceticism doesn’t diminish their example ... Read full review

Contents

The Theme of Repentance
1
St Mary Magdalene the Biblical
10
St Mary of Egypt the Liturgical
26
Pelagia Beauty Riding By
57
Thais How to Receive a Gift
76
Maria the Niece of Abraham
85
Conclusion
102
Index
111
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