Wenzel presents the history of the concept of acedia, of spiritual sloth," from its origins among the Egyptian desert monks through the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. The investigation proceeds in chronological order and pays close attention to the different emphases and changes the concept underwent.
Originally published in 1967.
A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.
Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.
Description du livre University of North Carolina, 1967. Hardcover. État : Good. Dust Jacket Included. Sent within 24 hours. Expedited UK delivery available. Dust Jacket torn. Roll to spine. N° de réf. du libraire BBI2126688