The Text of a Coptic Monastic Discourse On Love and Self-Control

The Text of a Coptic Monastic Discourse On Love and Self-Control

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This book introduces a beautiful fourth-century Coptic discourse on love and self-control in its first English translation. The text’s heading attributes it to Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria, but this attribution is questionable. Exploring issues of authorship and context, this book locates the origins of On Love and Self-Control in the Upper Egyptian Pachomian monastic community of the mid-fourth century. It then traces the various uses of On Love and Self-Control… (more)


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Publisher: Cistercian Publications (April 28, 2017)

Collection: Cistercian Studies

Format: EPUB

Page count: 238 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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