Ascetics, Authority, and the Church in the Age of Jerome

Ascetics, Authority, and the Church in the Age of Jerome


Ascetics, Authority, and the Church in the Age of Jerome and Cassian [Reading] ➿ Ascetics, Authority, and the Church in the Age of Jerome and Cassian Author Philip Rousseau – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk In his Ascetics, Authority, and the Church in the Age of Jerome and Cassian , first published in , Philip Rousseau presents a survey of asceticism in the western church until about , including a selec In his Ascetics, and the PDF/EPUB À Authority, and the Church in the Age of Jerome and Cassian , first published in , Philip Rousseau presents a survey of asceticism in the western church until about , including a selective study of Jerome, and then, moving into the fifth century, a reading of Sulpicius and Cassian Rousseau explores such societal changes as the eventual triumph of the coenobitic movement and its growing effect within the church, not least on the episcopate He focuses primarily on Ascetics, Authority, Kindle - the development among ascetics of a certain concept of spiritual authority on the attraction of that concept for a wider audience and on its enduring formulation within a literary tradition of great influenceFor this second edition, Rousseau has supplied a new introduction, with extensive bibliographical references, that charts the ways in which scholarship on early Christian asceticism has developed since his compelling and influential original argument.


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