9780879079536-0879079533-Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East

Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East

ISBN-13: 9780879079536
ISBN-10: 0879079533
Author: Irenee Hausherr
Publication date: 1982
Publisher: Cistercian Publications
Format: Paperback 200 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780879079536
ISBN-10: 0879079533
Author: Irenee Hausherr
Publication date: 1982
Publisher: Cistercian Publications
Format: Paperback 200 pages

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Acknowledged author Irenee Hausherr wrote Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East comprising 200 pages back in 1982. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0879079533 and 9780879079536. Since then Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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If joy in the resurrection is the distinguishing mark of christian faith, why have christian saints throughout the ages prayed for 'the gift of tears'? What place has penthos, heartfelt compunction, in the sure and certain hope of life in Christ?In this study of penthos in the eastern monastic tradtion, the late Irénée Hauserr makes available to western Christians some of the heart of pastric and Orthodox teaching.

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