Resurrection asceticism

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

"Resurrection asceticism"- this is the term that I think I've coined and that I'm now using for St Aphrahat's distinctive approach to ascetic motivation. In his "Demonstrations" he sees the main driver for ascetic practice (especially virginity) as the reality of a future resurrection, which he seems to see as already partially realised and being lived out now.

Finding stuff

Monday, January 9, 2012

Links that simplify the task of finding stuff are very valuable, and great resource person Roger Pearse provides these:

Patrologia Latina (PL) PDF’s
Patrologia Graeca (PG) PDF’s
Patrologia Orientalis (PO) PDF’s

and also pointed to these other links which also assist with finding contents in the Greek and Latin fathers: and
Thanks Roger!