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John Cassian

The Institutes
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A companion to John Cassian's well-received Conferences in the Ancient Christian Writers series, the Institutes, known also as The Institutes of the Cenobia and the Remedies for the Eight Principle Vices, is the first written work of John Cassian, who had an immense influence on Western monasticism, and, by extension, on Western civilization.

The Institutes is made up of two sections. In the first, Cassian deals with the institutes and rules of Egyptian monasteries, including monastic garb and prayer. The second part, in eight books, treats the eight principle vices and describes how to counter them, infused with the metaphor of the monk as athlete, competing in a contest.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780809105229
    • Manufacturer: Paulist Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780809105229
    • ISBN 10: 0809105225
    • Publication Date: 12/01/2005
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Page Count: 288
    • Width: 5.76 inches
    • Height: 0.98 inches
    • Length: 8.80 inches
    • Weight: 1.04 pounds
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