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The Conferences of John Cassian I

John Cassian

The Conferences of John Cassian I

by John Cassian

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Published by Cistercian Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Individual Theologians And Their Works (General),
  • Religion,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Christianity,
  • Monastic and religious life,
  • Spiritual life

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCistercian Studies Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8127561M
    ISBN 100879073365
    ISBN 109780879073367

    john cassian the twelve books on the institutes of the coenobia and the remedies for the eight principal faults general index book i. of the dress of the monks. book ii. of the canonical system of the nocturnal prayers and psalms. book iii. of the canonical system of the daily prayers and psalms. book File Size: 1MB. This book is so refreshing and stirring, especially Christian Writers series launches its second fifty years with the long-anticipated publication of John Cassian's The Conferences, translated and presented by Boniface Ramsey, O.P. The first complete.

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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/5(14).

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 The Conferences of John Cassian I book, a common technique of those times/5(14). 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(8).

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 Perfection.”/5. Conferences of John Cassian offer the modern Christian a glimpse into the lives of 2nd and 3rd century Christian monastics.

It documents the thoughts of Christians who took Jesus’ instructions to take up our own cross, leave our family, and renounce our possessions literally/5(6). THE FIRST PART OF THE CONFERENCES OF JOHN CASSIAN, CONTAINING CONFERENCES I-X. PREFACEIFIRST CONFERENCE OF ABBOT MOSES; ON THE GOAL OR AIM OF THE MONK.

CHAPTER IOf our stay in Scete, and that which we proposed to Abbot Moses. CHAPTER IIOf the question of Abbot Moses, who asked what was the goal and what the end of the monk. The Conferences of St John Cassian is a classic of Christian spiritual wisdom for monasticism and is of great benefit for the everyday lay reader.

This book, as well as the Institutes, is the result of St John's time spent in Egypt and specifically his conversations with the elder monks he encountered. Conferences, Book I, 9, by St. John Cassian.

Introduction to prayer, including an exposition of the Lord's Prayer. Conferences of J. Cassian John Cassian. sins and is now in the enjoyment of the security of peace, and has passed on to the love of virtue itself, will keep this condition of good continually, as he is entirely wrapped up in it, because he believes that nothing can be File Size: 1MB.

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.

4 The allusion is rather forced and strained. But Cassian means to say that those who have got the better of their carnal sins by perusing his former work, are already fit to be named Jacob (the supplanter), who got the better of his brother: and he hopes that this new work of his will give them such a view of God and insight into His dealings that they may be worthy to have their name changed.

Conferences of John Cassian offer the modern Christian a glimpse into the lives of second and third century Christian monastics. It documents the thoughts of Christians who took Jesus' instructions to take up our own cross, leave our family, and renounce our possessions literally. The present volume contains the first complete translation of The Conferences of John Cassian to appear in English, as well as the first extended commentary on and annotation of that work to have been published since that of the learned Benedictine Alard Gazet (known in Latin as Gazaeus) in Gazet (on whom more can be found in DTC and DHGE ) wrote his commentary to.

Edgar C.S. Gibson's notes to Book I of St. John Cassian's Conferences. From: A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church, Second Series, Volume 11 New York, Drawing on his own early experience as a monk in Bethlehem and Egypt, he journeyed to the West to found monasteries in Marseilles and the region of Provence.

Included in this volume is Cassian's 4/5(2). The Conferences of St John Cassian is a classic of Christian spiritual wisdom for monasticism and is of great benefit for the everyday lay reader.

St John lived in the fourth century and became a monk in Syria. He heard much about the monks and monasteries in Egypt and desired to travel there and talk with the elder : Coptic Orthodox St Shenouda Monastery. 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, Brand: Bieber Publishing.

The first edition in English, The Conferences by John Cassian have long been awaited by medievalists, monastics, and Patrisic scholars.

Cassian, a major spiritual writer, a precursor of Benedict, and a bridge between the desert and the West, here provides a record of his dialogues and focus on the cultivation of virtue and purity of heart.5/5(1).

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. The conferences are a record of these dialogues and focus on the cultivation of virtue and purity of heart.

Annotations include scholarly addenda, notes textual reference 5/5(2). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. JOHN CASSIAN FIRST CONFERENCE OF ABBOT MOSES. 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 Cœnobia, and the remedies for the eight principal faults, has now been, as far as my feeble ability permitted, satisfied.Saint John Cassian was a monk and theologian.

Born in the region of Scythia Minor (today's Romania and Bulgaria). As a member of wealthy family he received a good classical education (he was bilingual, knew Latin and Greek)/5.The Conferences of John Cassian: The Wisdom of the Desert (Paperback) Published October 1st by Xlibris Corporation Paperback, pages.