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Christian Monasticism in Egypt to the Close of the Fourth Century
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Christian Monasticism in Egypt to the Close of the Fourth Century

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SPCK, Macmillan Co. 1920

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$7.49

Overview

This volume examines the history of monasticism in Egypt, comparing both Christian and non-Christian sources of origin. The monastic lifestyles of both the cenobitic and eremitic are detailed, with some of the particular aspects of the Egyptian monastic ethos given a full treatment. The influence of Egyptian monasticism on the rest of the Christian world is also covered, with an additional focus on St. Athanasius of Alexandria.

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Key Features

  • Offers a historical introduction to early Christian monasticism
  • Examines the history of monasticism in Egypt
  • Compares both Christian and non-Christian sources of origin

Contents

  • Christian Monasticism and Non-Christian Ascetic Systems
  • The Origin of Christian Monasticism in Egypt
  • Types of Egyptian Monasticism
  • Types of Egyptian Monasticism
  • Aspects of Egyptian Monasticism
  • Spread of Egyptian Monasticism

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