Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East
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Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East

Anselm Hufstader OSB, Irénée Hausherr SJ

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Description

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.

Additional information

Weight 1.125 lbs
Writer

Anselm Hufstader OSB, Irénée Hausherr SJ

Format

Trade Paper

Page Count

200

Dimensions

5.5 x 8.5

Publication Date

11/01/1982