"We live for books." -Eco, The Name of the Rose

DESERT MONASTICISM

MACARIUS OF EGYPT. Opuscula [bound with] Homiliae. Lipsiae: Ioannis Grossii, 1698. Contemporary mottled calf.  Two short works On Prayer and Perfection followed by the desirable Spiritual Homilies of Pseudo-Macarius, misattributed to Macarius of Egypt in ancient and medieval sources. Pre-eminent examples of early Christian mysticism, influential to John Arndt, John Wesley, et al. (J. Quasten).  SOLD