Philosopher-monks, episcopal authority, and the care of the self

Zachary B. Smith reads the 'Apophthegmata Patrum' in the philosophical and political contexts of late antique Palestine. He explores how the compiler asserts monastic autonomy from ecclesiastics by incorporating classical and late antique philosophical categories, and by selectively presen...

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Published in:Instrumenta patristica et mediaevalia
Main Author: Smith, Zachary B.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Turnhout Brepols 2017
In:Instrumenta patristica et mediaevalia
Series/Journal:Instrumenta patristica et mediaevalia 80
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Apophthegmata Patrum / Church office / Church authority / Authority
B Apophthegmata Patrum / Palestine / Self / Personality development / Faith development / Monasticism / History 400-500
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Summary:Zachary B. Smith reads the 'Apophthegmata Patrum' in the philosophical and political contexts of late antique Palestine. He explores how the compiler asserts monastic autonomy from ecclesiastics by incorporating classical and late antique philosophical categories, and by selectively presenting problematic interactions between monks and ecclesiastics
ISBN:2503578888