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Palestinian Christian Monks Books LLC

Palestinian Christian Monks

Books LLC

Published June 23rd 2010
ISBN : 9781158517831
Paperback
28 pages
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Chapters: Dorotheus of Gaza, Sabbas the Sanctified, Cosmas of Maiuma, Theophanes the Branded, Zosimas of Palestine, Theodore of the Jordan. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membershipMoreChapters: Dorotheus of Gaza, Sabbas the Sanctified, Cosmas of Maiuma, Theophanes the Branded, Zosimas of Palestine, Theodore of the Jordan. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Dorotheus of Gaza (505-565 or 620, alternative spelling Dorotheos) or Abba Dorotheus was a Christian monk and abbot. He joined the monastery Abba Serid (or Abba Sveridus) near Gaza through the influence of elders Barsanuphius and John. Around 540 he founded his own monastery nearby and became abbot there. He wrote instructions for monks of which a considerable number have survived and have been compiled into Directions on Spiritual Training. Abba Dorotheus (St. Dorotheus the Hermit of Kemet) is recognized as a saint by Eastern Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church with the Feast Day on June 5 in Roman Catholic Church and June 18 (June 5 old style) in Churches of Eastern Orthodox tradition. Do not wish for everything to be done according to your determination, but wish that it is how it should be, and in this way, you will attain peace with everyone. And believe that everything that happens to us, even the most insignificant, occurs through Gods Providence. Then you will be able to endure everything that comes upon you without any agitation. 11. Everyone that desires salvation must not only avoid evil, but is obliged to do good, just as it says in the Psalm: Depart from evil and do good (Psalm 34:14). For example, if somebody was angry, he must not only not get angry, but also become meek- if somebody was proud, he must not only refrain from being proud but also become humble. Thus, every passion has an opposing virtue: pride humility, stinginess charity, lust chastity, faintheartedness patience, anger meekness, hatred love. 21. Who resembles a person who satisfies hi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=112356