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Excerpt from The Fathers of the Desert, Vol. 1: Or an Account of the Origin and Practice of Monkery Among Heathen Nations; Its Passage Into the Church; And Some Wonderful Stories of the Fathers Concerning the Primitive Monks and Hermits Some following chapters give a simple and intelligible sketch of those principles of the Grecian and Jewish philosophies which were deriveExcerpt from The Fathers of the Desert, Vol. 1: Or an Account of the Origin and Practice of Monkery Among Heathen Nations; Its Passage Into the Church; And Some Wonderful Stories of the Fathers Concerning the Primitive Monks and Hermits Some following chapters give a simple and intelligible sketch of those principles of the Grecian and Jewish philosophies which were derived from Eastern Asia, - the monastic sects of the Jews, - the gradual rise of asceticism in the Church, until it ripened into monkery, under the in uence of those principles of philosophy which came from Eastern Asia. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."...

Title : The Fathers of the Desert, Vol. 1: Or an Account of the Origin and Practice of Monkery Among Heathen Nations; Its Passage Into the Church; And Some Wonderful Stories of the Fathers Concerning the Primitive Monks and Hermits (Classic Reprint)
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