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The Lowliest of the Koinonia

‘Again I will instruct you by a parable about the brothers who are the lowliest in the Koinonia, who do not give themselves up to great practices and to an excessive ascesis, but walk simply in the purity of their … Continue reading

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The Anchorites

He does not bear the responsibility of other ascetics, but neither does he see those who practice exercises—a thing which would incite him to imitate their actions Continue reading

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The Men of the Koinonia

the glory of the men of the koinonia, who have a good way of life together with the excellence of the toils they impose on themselves are superior to those of men who lead the anchoritic life. Continue reading

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