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John Cassian

Conferences (Classics of Western Spirituality)

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Published by Paulist Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian spirituality,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Monastic and religious life,
  • Religion,
  • Institutions & Organizations,
  • Monasticism,
  • Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsColm Luibheid (Translator), Owen Chadwick (Designer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974953M
    ISBN 10080912694X
    ISBN 109780809126941

    Book 4 of John Cassian's Institutes, about monastic training and discipline in fourth-century Egypt. BOOK IV. Lectio. Cassian. Institutes. Book 4. / Converted to HTML for Christian Classics Ethereal Library, Febru , and Reformatted for the Order of St. Benedict, December › Find signed collectible books by 'John Cassian' English. The Conferences of John Cassian. by John Cassian. ISBN () Softcover, Xlibris, Corp., Find This Book.

    This book examines the method of meditative reading encouraged by John Cassian (c. ) in his ascetic writings, the bulk of which are fictive dialogues that purportedly record the instruction he had received from Egyptial Christian monks.   John Cassian: Conferences by Owen Chadwick, John Cassian, Colm Luibheid Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description John Cassian (c. c. ) journeyed to the West to found monasteries in Marseilles and the region of Range: $ - $

      John Cassian wrote two major spiritual works, the Institutions and the Conferences. In these, he codified and transmitted the wisdom of the Desert Fathers of Egypt. These books were written at the request of Castor, Bishop of Apt, of the subsequent Pope Leo I, 5/5(5). Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Books Electronics Gift Ideas Customer Service Home Computers Gift Cards Sell Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books AudiobooksReviews: 8.


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As with all the books I have read from "The Classics of Western Spirituality" series, John Cassian's "Conferences" is both important and insightful.

Cassian is, via the value placed on his writings by St. Benedict, a major figure in the history of western monasticism.

This volume contains nine of Cassian's twenty-four conferences/5(12). John Cassian has 70 books on Goodreads with ratings.

John Cassian’s most popular book is John Cassian: Conferences (Classics of Western Spirituality). John Cassian's Conferences is another excellent book. The John Cassian recounts meeting or conferences he had with the Fathers. Typically he would ask a spiritual question and the Fathers would respond, a common technique of those times.

While the translations of many of the books I have read were poor this version is excellent/5(14). This was the first book (of ten) which I am reading for a course on the “Classics of Christian Spirituality” at Regent College this term.

John Cassian’s Conferences are a series of visits by Cassian and his partner Germanus to monks in the African desert in the form of a dialogue and entered on such “spiritual discussions” as “The Goal of the Monk,” “Prayer,” and “On /5.

John Cassian: The Conferences. John Cassian. The Newman Press, - Religion - pages. 2 Reviews. Long awaited by medievalists, monastics and patristic scholars, these are the complete conferences of Cassian. Cassian was a major spiritual writer, a precursor of Benedict, and a bridge between the desert and the West.

It is a very 5/5(2). By JUDE DOUGHERTY Clements, Niki Kasumi. Sites of the Aesthetic Self: John Cassian and Christian Ethical Formation. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, Pp.

Xi + The book opens with an account of a well-educated young man, John Cassian, and his companion, Germanus, who attempt to establish in Bethlehem a monastic community based on the asceticism of. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including John Cassian: A Study in Primitive Monasticism, The Reformation, The Secularization of the European Mind in the Nineteenth Century, Victorian Miniature, The Victorian Church, The Christian Church in the Cold War, and A History of Christianity.4/5(2).

This book is a study of the life, monastic writings, and spiritual theology of John Cassian (c., ). His Institutes and Conferences are a remarkable synthesis of earlier monastic traditions, especially those of fourth-century Egypt, informed throughout by Cassian's awareness of the particular needs of the Latin monastic movement he was helping to shape.

"John Cassian: The Conferences is the first complete English translation of the twenty-four dialogues between Cassian and the desert fathers of Egypt. A native of Dacia, Cassian (c. ) joined a monastery in Bethlehem when he was in his early adult years.

The Conferences of John Cassian is an early archetype of the monastic way of life where the theology of denying self is implemented in daily living. Cassian's work was highly respected by his contemporaries, as well as those who went on to have enormous influence on the monastic movement.

Home > Fathers of the Church > On the Incarnation (John Cassian) > Book I. On the Incarnation (Book I) When I had now finished the books of Spiritual Conferences, the merit of which consists in the thoughts expressed rather than in the language used (since my rude utterances were unequal to the deep thoughts of the saints).

1 The Twelve Books of John Cassian on the Institutes of the Cœnobia, and the Remedies for the Eight Principal Faults. John Cassian. Looking for books by John Cassian. See all books authored by John Cassian, including John Cassian: Conferences (Classics of Western Spirituality), and Making Life a Prayer: Selected Writings of John Cassian (Upper Room Spiritual Classics.

Series I), and more on Monasticism and religious orders, Church history--Primitive and early church, Vices, Cassian, John,--ca. Prayer, Importance. 69% Top Biography. Source: Wikipedia By these books, and by his two foundations, he introduced monasticism in the Western Church.

JOHN CASSIAN. ON THE. INSTITUTES OF THE COENOBIA, AND THE. REMEDIES FOR THE EIGHT PRINCIPAL FAULTS. CONTENTSHTML version: Title PagePREFACEBOOK I. OF THE DRESS OF THE MONKS. CHAPTER IOf the monks' girdle. CHAPTER IIOf the monks' robe. CHAPTER IIIOf the hoods of the Egyptians.

CHAPTER IV. --Of the tunics of the. Author: John Cassian,Aeterna Press; Publisher: Aeterna Press ISBN: N.A Category: Religion Page: N.A View: DOWNLOAD NOW» THE obligation, which was promised to the blessed Pope Castor in the preface to those volumes which with God's help I composed in twelve books on the Institutes of the Coenobia, and the remedies for the eight principal faults, has now been, as far as my feeble ability.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Home > Fathers of the Church > On the Incarnation (John Cassian) > Book IV. On the Incarnation (Book IV) John For lo, as you see, the Lord Himself affirms that He was sent by God the Father to save mankind.

But if you think that it ought to be shown still more clearly. John Cassian’s relics are kept in a chapel in the Monastery of St. Victor in Marseilles, France.

His head and right hand are in the main church. You. JOHN CASSIAN COLLECTION [4 BOOKS] — Quality Formatting and Value — Active Index, Multiple Table of Contents for all Books — Multiple Illustrations. Saint John Cassian, John the Ascetic, or John Cassian the Roman, was a Christian monk and theologian celebrated in both the Western and Eastern Churches for his mystical writings.1 Saint John Cassian-Cassian The EIGHT PRINCIPAL VICES.

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