[MOL] Fwd: Fathers of the Desert [00228] Medicine On Line


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[MOL] Fwd: Fathers of the Desert



 

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: Subj:	 NB: From the desert
Date:	11/4/98 3:32:36 AM Pacific Standard Time
From:	dschimpf@fdldotnet.com (David Schimpf)
Reply-to:	cineast@cin.org
To:	dschimpf@mariancollege.edu

Forwarded with permission:

An Athonite elder said: "A monk does not just study dogmas; he lives
by them.  When he reads the Holy Scripture or the patristic writings,
he is not doing it to gain knowledge but to learn a language of
ineffable words with which God speaks through one's prayer.
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