Five models of spiritual direction in the early church / George E. Demacopoulos.Material type: BookPublisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2007Description: x, 274 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780268025908.Subject(s): Asceticism -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Pastoral theology | Spiritual directionDDC classification: 253.5 Online resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-253) and index.
Athanasius of Alexandria and ambivalence regarding spiritual direction -- Gregory Nazianzen's struggle for synthesis -- Augustine of Hippo and resistance to the ascetic model of spiritual direction -- John Cassian and the spiritual direction of the ascetic community -- Pope Gregory I and the asceticizing of spiritual direction.