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The Paradox of Ecclesial Asceticism
Christian Practice, Theology

The Paradox of Ecclesial Asceticism

The counsels of a twentieth-century spiritual father to the modern human being can be summed up in three core philosophies—do not despair, do not be sentimental, and do not force yourself to anything. This advice leads to the discovery of an authentic person through a triune experience of delight, realism and freedom. But it is…

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