Reference address :


Three Millennia of Greek Literature

Elpenor in Print  

Η ίδια σελίδα στα Ελληνικά

George Valsamis

Basil the Great and John Cassian

Order the book

— The text is in Greek —

6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm.), 276 pages
ISBN: 9781715168476
Language: Greek

Christian / ascetic hate for parents means the height whence the Reason of the relationship with them appears. Monasticism's essence does not regard monks but anyone to the degree that one wants to develop a closer contact with reality. Under this condition, monks seem to leave the 'world' unjustly. If everything should grow inside the living relationship with the Christ, what is the use of a withdrawal to the monastery?

Perhaps those who accuse monasticism under the pretext of caring for the essence of Christianity or for the social nature of man will be sorry to learn that monasticism achieves precisely a compliance with human nature and an appropriation of the Christian essence, building up attachment to Christian principles -- to the exact same principles according to which it is accepted that the monastery won't bring man closer to God than life in the 'world'.

Give it to your friends, or let them know it is published

Contact the author   » More books

Powered by TheFreeWindows  /  Learned Freeware

Books Released:   Bilingual (Greek English) New Testament  *  The Greek New Testament  *  Septuagint Genesis  *  Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomomy  *  Psalms  *  Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom, Sirach  *  Isaiah, Jeremiah, Baruch, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel  *  12 Prophets  *  Historical Septuagint books  *  Time and Creation  » More
Κυκλοφοροῦν:   Ἅγ. Συμεών  *  Ἅγ. Πορφύριος  *  Ἡ ἄλλη ζωή  *  Χρόνος καὶ Δημιουργία  *  Οἱ Ἀρχαῖοι Ἕλληνες  *  Ἀσκητική  » Περισσότερα
  Get the free Amazon DESKTOP GADGET  &  Browser Search ADDON     Books by other publishers

Payment options  /  Τρόποι πληρωμῆς

Bookstore special discounts (Wholesale Pricing)

How you should open your paperbacks to avoid curved covers
How to protect your books: prevent curved covers

You can be informed for new editions by eMail

Μπορεῖτε νὰ ἐνημερώνεστε γιὰ νέες ἐκδόσεις μὲ eMail

Learned Freeware

Reference address :

Greek / European Culture