John Climacus: From the Egyptian Desert to the Sinaite Mountain

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John Chryssavgis explores the ascetic teaching and theology of St John Climacus, a classical and formative writer of the Christian medieval East, and the author of the seventh-century Ladder of Divine Ascent. This text proved to be the most widely used handbook of the spiritual life in the Christian East, partly because of its unique and striking symbol of the ladder that binds together the whole book. It has caught the attention of numerous readers in East and West alike through the ages and is a veritable classic of ...

John Climacus: From the Egyptian Desert to the Sinaite Mountain 2004, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754650409

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