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Cassian"s Conferences

John Cassian

Cassian"s Conferences

by John Cassian

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Published by T. Richardson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monastic and religious life -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Collationes patrum.

    Statementfreely translated by Father Robert, of Mount S. Bernard"s Abbey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18256532M

    John Cassian has 70 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Cassian’s most popular book is John Cassian: Conferences (Classics of Western Spirituality).   This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the Conferences, especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul. Cassian intended the scriptures and, implicitly, the Conferences to be the voices of authority and orthodoxy in the Gallic : Christopher J. Kelly.

      Conference 6. CONFERENCE OF ABBOT THEODORE. ON THE DEATH OF THE SAINTS. Chapter 1. Description of the wilderness, and the question about the death of the saints. In the district of Palestine near the village of Tekoa which had the . THE TWELVE BOOKS OF JOHN CASSIAN ON THE INSTITUTES OF THE COENOBIA, AND THE REMEDIES FOR THE EIGHT PRINCIPAL FAULTS. Book I Book II Book III Book IV Book V Book VII Book VIII Book IX Book X Book XI Book XII. About this page. Source. Translated by C.S. Gibson. From Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series, Vol. Edited by Philip Schaff.

    Cassian on Chastity: Institute 6, Confere Conference English trans. and commentary. (Richardton: Assumption Abbey Press, ) & [2] The Monastic Institutes, tr. J. Bertram (St. Austin Press, ) AUDIO LECTURE: Cassian on Lust (Inst. 6) C HAPTER 1. On the Twofold Fight Against the Spirit of Fornication.   Conferences by John Cassian, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().


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John Cassian's Conferences is another excellent book. The John Cassian recounts meeting or conferences he had with the Fathers. Typically he would ask a spiritual question and the Fathers would respond, a common technique of those times/5(14).

As with all the books I have read from "The Classics of Western Spirituality" series, John Cassian's "Conferences" is both important and insightful. Cassian is, via the value placed on his writings by St. Benedict, a major figure in the history of western monasticism.

This volume contains nine of Cassian's twenty-four conferences/5(8). Cassian intended the scriptures and, implicitly, the Conferences to be the voices of authority and orthodoxy in the Gallic environment.

He interprets familiar biblical characters in unfamiliar ways that exemplify his : Christopher J. Kelly. This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the Conferences, especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul.

Cassian intended the scriptures and, implicitly, the Conferences to be the voices of Cited by: 1. John Cassian lived from AD, during the life of Augustine of Hippo. The Conferences is his primary writing, a series of twenty-four dialogues (conferences) with various holy monks.

The most interesting of these are conferences three and thirteen where /5. Conferences of John Cassian offer the modern Christian a glimpse into the lives of second and third century Christian monastics. It documents the thoughts of Christians who took Jesus' instructions to take up our own cross, leave our family, and renounce our possessions literally.

book iii. of the canonical system of the daily prayers and psalms. book iv. of the institutes of the renunciants. book v. of the spirit of gluttony. book vi. on the spirit of fornication.

book vii. of the spirit of covetousness. book viii. of the spirit of anger. book ix. of the spirit of dejection. book File Size: 1MB. john cassian the conferences of desert fathers:index. preface xviii. conference of abbot piamun on the three sorts of monks xix.

conference of abbot john on the aim of the coenobite and hermit xx. conference of abbot pinufius on the end of penitence and the marks of satisfaction xxi. the first conference of abbotFile Size: 2MB.

Cassian's Conferences: scriptural interpretation and the monastic ideal. [Christopher J Kelly] -- This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the 'Conferences', especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul. Excerpt from “Giovanni Cassiano – Spiritual Conferences” – Pauline Editions – With the help of God, and despite the inadequacy of my genius, I kept the promise I made to the holy bishop Castor in the preface to the twelve books in which I deal with the cenobitic institutions and the remedies to oppose the eight deadly sins.

6 Conferences of J. Cassian John Cassian. towards the attainment of it; for if it be not constantly fixed before our eyes, it will not only make all our toils vain and useless, and force them to be endured to no purpose and without any reward, but it will also excite all kinds of thoughts opposed to one Size: 1MB.

Cassian was a major spiritual writer, a precursor of Benedict, and a bridge between the desert and the West. The conferences are a record of these dialogues and focus on the cultivation of virtue 5/5(2).

Get this from a library. Cassian's Conferences: scriptual interpretation and the monastic ideal. [Christopher J Kelly] -- This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the 'Conferences', especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul.

This book. This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the Conferences, especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul.

Cassian intended the scriptures and, implicitly, the Conferences to be the voices. The first edition in English, The Conferences by John Cassian have long been awaited by medievalists, monastics, and Patrisic scholars. Cassian, a major spiritual writer, a precursor of Benedict, and a bridge between the desert and the West, here provides a record of his dialogues and focus on the cultivation of virtue and purity of heart.5/5(1).

The Conferences is a book to be read as one practices and practiced as one reads, digested slowly over time, as one might read, for example, St. John of the Cross’ Spiritual Canticle. Cassian’s aim is to change the behavior and attitudes and affections of his readers, not their ideas.

John Cassian (c. AD – c. ), also known as John the Ascetic and John Cassian the Roman (Latin: Ioannes Eremita Cassianus, Ioannus Cassianus, or Ioannes Massiliensis), was a Christian monk and theologian celebrated in both the Western and Eastern churches for his mystical : c.

Scythia Minor, (modern-day Dobrogea. This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the Conferences, especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul. Cassian intended the scriptures and, implicitly, the Conferences to be the voices of authority and orthodoxy in the Gallic environment.

He interprets familiar biblical characters in unfamiliar ways that exemplify. The Twelve Books of John Cassian on the Institutes of the Cœnobia, and the Remedies for the Eight Principal Faults.

John Cassian. 2 the spiritual conferences, and woke up when some idle story was told. 6 Of the letters which were burnt without being Size: KB.

The present volume contains the first complete translation of The Conferences of John Cassian to appear in English, as well as the first extended commentary on and annotation of that work to have been published since that of the learned Benedictine Alard Gazet (known in Latin as Gazaeus) in Gazet (on whom more can be found in DTC and DHGE ) wrote his commentary to.

Books are rules on morality, specifically addressing the eight vices - gluttony, lust, avarice, hubris, wrath, envy, acedia, and boasting - and what to do to cure these Conferences, dedicated to Pope Leo, to the bishop of Frejus, and to the monk Helladius, summarize important conversations that Cassian had with elders from Scetis 4/5(2).CASSIAN'S CONFERENCES The First Conference of Abbot Nesteros.

John Cassian (c. ) "Medieval writers interpreted the Bible through the grid of the "fourfold sense" of Scripture. Though not the first to discuss issues of interpretation this way, John Cassian gave classic expression to this method." Peter J.

Leithart.At the turn of the sixth century the Mediterranean world was witnessing the decline of Roman rule that had formed the bedrock of its civil order. During the chaos of those years, there arose in the deserts of Egypt and Syria monastic movements that offered men and women a radical God-centered alternative to the present society.

Among the most eloquent interpreters of the new movement to Pages: