Contextualizing Cassian aristocrats, asceticism, and reformation in fifth century Gaul

Goodrich examines the attempt by the fifth century writer John Cassian to influence and shape the development of Western monasticism. His close analysis of Cassian's earliest work focuses on his interaction with the values and preconceptions of a traditional Roman elite, as well as his engageme...

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Main Author: Goodrich, Richard J.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
Series:Oxford early Christian studies / Oxford early Christian studies
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Goodrich examines the attempt by the fifth century writer John Cassian to influence and shape the development of Western monasticism. His close analysis of Cassian's earliest work focuses on his interaction with the values and preconceptions of a traditional Roman elite, as well as his engagement with contemporary writers
Physical Description:298 p. ill
ISBN:9780191695841
019169584X