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The Letters of Peter Damian, 151-180 - Peter, and Blum, Owen J, O.F.M. (Translated by), and Resnick, Irven M (Translated by)
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This volume concludes the series of Peter Damian's Letters in English translation. Among Letters 151-180 readers will find some of Damian's most passionate exhortations on behalf of eremitic ideals. These include Letter 152, in which Damian defends as consistent with the spirit and the letter of Benedict's Rule his practice of receiving into the eremitic life monks who had abandoned their cenobitic communities. In Letter 153 Damian encourages monks at Pomposa to pass beyond the minimum standards established in the Rule of ...

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The Letters of Peter Damian, 151-180 2006, Catholic University of America Press

ISBN-13: 9780813214252

Hardcover