Counsels on the Spiritual Life

Counsels on the Spiritual Life

Counsels on the Spiritual Life
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"Popular Patristics Series Volume 37

The spiritual counsels of Mark, a fifth century monk in Asia Minor, are equally rich in theological insight and historical interest. His writings were deeply valued by Byzantine ascetics, were circulated during the Reformation, and were read by Lutheran divines and Roman theologians. The general level of interest in his works during the first half of the second millennium is eloquently reported in a fourteenth century manuscript, as a slogan often repeated by monastics and ascetics: “Sell everything and buy Mark.” His words on taking responsibility for one another out of love, his practical advice on the need for repentance, and his strident emphasis on the kind of unity evident in Christ directly relate to modern Christians and may provide a useful point of departure for ecumenical dialogue.

"These are important texts … as evidence of the seamless robe of monastic thinking and praying in a formative era for the Christian mind and heart." -The Rt Revd Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury

The Reverend Dr. Tim Vivian is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, California State University, Bakersfield, and the translator of numerous early patristic texts.

Dr. Augustine Casiday is a Lecturer in Historical Theology and Director of the MA in Monastic Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter."
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