Item description for The Contemplative Life (De Vita Contemplativa) [Ancient Christian Writers - Volume 4] by T. C. Lawler, Julianus Pomerius & Walter J. Burghardt...
Overview Written around the end of the fifth century or the beginning of the sixth, this work, composed at the urgrent request of a bishop, is an expression of the ideals of the contemplative and the active life, supplemented by a discussion of the vices and the virtures.
Publishers Description A monumental project which brings the English-speaking work key selections from the remarkable literature of early Christianity -- vertiable trasures of Christian faith and theology in superb translations.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.74" Width: 5.66" Height: 0.77" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1978
Publisher Paulist Press
Series Ancient Christian Writers
Series Number 4
ISBN 0809102455 ISBN13 9780809102457
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