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A comparison between a king and a monk ; Against the opponents of the monastic life

John Chrysostom Saint

A comparison between a king and a monk ; Against the opponents of the monastic life

two treatises

by John Chrysostom Saint

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monastic and religious life -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesComparison between a king and a monk., Against the opponents of the monastic life.
    Statementby John Chrysostom ; translated with an introduction by David G. Hunter.
    SeriesStudies in the Bible and early Christianity ;, v. 13
    ContributionsHunter, David G., John Chrysostom, Saint, d. 407.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR65.C45 D6513 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2047257M
    ISBN 100889466130
    LC Control Number88024463

    Question: I want to give my life completely to Christ, but do not want to go to a monastery. Is it really necessary to be in a monastery to lead a monastic life? Can’t I live as a monastic in the world? This is a question that comes up quite often, except that it is usually in the form of a statement.


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A comparison between a king and a monk ; Against the opponents of the monastic life: two treatises. A COMPARISON BETWEEN A KING AND A MONK / AGAINST THE OPPONENTS OF THE MONASTIC LIFE: Two Treatises by John Chrysostrom.

translation of two of John Chrysostom's early treatises which are crucial for an understanding of his view of the monastic life, but it also offers in the introductory chapters a contextualization of Chrysostom's early Pages: A comparison between a king and a monk/Against the opponents of the monastic life: two treatises Responsibility by John Chrysostom ; translated with an introduction by David G.

Hunter. A comparison between a king and a monk: Against the opponents of the monastic life, two treatises by John Chrysostom, translated with an introduction by David G.

Hunter Uniform Title: Dokimion synkrisis Basileos pros monachon. Books shelved as monastic-life: The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris, Finding the Monk Within: Great Monastic Values for Today by Edward C. Sellner, The. David G. Hunter is Associate Professor of Historical Theology at the University of St.

Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has edited and translated two previous books: Preaching in the Patristic Age () and A Comparison between a King and a Monk/Against the Opponents of the Monastic Life: Two Treatises by John Chrysostom ().

A Comparison Between a King and a Monk/Against the Opponents of the Monastic Life (Studies in the Bible and Early Christianity, Vol 13) by John Chrysostom, David G.

Hunter ISBN (. A Comparison Between a King and a Monk/Against the Opponents of the Monastic Life (Studies in the Bible and Early Christianity, Vol 13) Oct 1, by John Chrysostom, David G. Hunter. John Chrysostom, A Comparison Between a King and a Monk/Against the Opponents of the Monastic Life, trans.

David G. Hunter (Lewiston, NY / Queenston. Some contemporary theologians and clergymen are uncomfortable at best, and embarrassed at worst, with Chrysostom’s ascetical works and his zealous promotion of monastic life in such works as On Virginity, Against the Opponents of the Monastic Life, Letters to Fallen Theodore, or A Comparison between a King and a Monk.

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Monastic life plays an important role in many Christian churches, especially in the Catholic and Orthodox traditions as well as other faiths such as Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.

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