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Post Tagged 'Christian monasticism'

Monks and Markets

Not Abba Pistamon Today at Ethika Politika, I examine some ancient economic wisdom from one of the desert fathers: Abba Pistamon. Far from the newest of Nintendo’s Pokemon monsters (despite the sound of his name), Abba Pistamon was one of the first Christian monks. Continue Reading...

Sophia Institute 2013 Annual Conference

An icon of Christ as the Divine Sophia, the Wisdom of God (See Proverbs 8) by Eileen McGuckin This past Friday, I attended the Sophia Institute annual conference. I am a fellow of Sophia and presented a short paper there on Orthodox Christian monastic enterprise. Continue Reading...

A Digital Scriptorium on Mt Sinai

The Holy Monastery of the God-trodden Mount Sinai, Saint Catherine’s Monastery The Egypt Independent has a fascinating account of the process underway now to digitize the first-millennium manuscripts housed at St. Continue Reading...