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St. Maximus the Confessor: The Ascetic Life, The Four Centuries on Charity (Ancient Christian Writers #21)

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A monumental project which brings the English-speaking work key selections from the remarkable literature of early Christianity -- vertiable trasures of Christian faith and theology in superb translations.
Hardcover, 292 pages
Published December 1st 1956 by Paulist Press (first published January 1st 1955)
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Maximus the Confessor (Greek: Μάξιμος ὁ Ὁμολογητής) also known as Maximus the Theologian and Maximus of Constantinople (c. 580 – 13 August 662) was a Christian monk, theologian, and scholar.

In his early life, Maximus was a civil servant, and an aide to the Byzantine Emperor Heraclius. However, he gave up this life in the political sphere to enter into the monastic life. Maximus had studied diverse
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