Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers

flesh

He who keeps his flesh in strict subjection will reach passionlessness. He who feeds it will suffer from it. "Instructions to Cenobites and Others", Abba Evagrius, "Early Fathers From the Philokalia," translated from the Russian text, "Dobrotolubiye," by E. Kadloubovsky and G.E.H. Palmer, eighth edition, (London: Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1981), pp. 115 - 116.







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