The Lament of Eve (Holy Fathers S.)

The Lament of Eve (Holy Fathers S.)

By: Johanna Manley (editor)Paperback

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Description

A prologue provides commentary from Sts. Basil the Great, John Chrysostom, Gregory of Nazianzus, Symeon the New Theologian, Gregory of Nyssa, Didymus the Blind, and others on Genesis 1-5. The compassionate "Lament of Eve" follows a simple style based upon the commentary by the Church Fathers. Many thought-provoking insights are included on: the creation and dignity of men and women; the image and likeness of God and theosis; mankind's stewardship of the earth; propgation before and after the Fall; the tree of life and the tree of knowledge of good and evil; the fall, the reasons for the expulsion from Paradise and the sentence of mortality, God's love and providence and His primacy in our lives.

Contents

Prologue: the story of Eve - selections from Genesis 1 to 5 and Church Fathers' commentary. The Lament of Eve. Epilogue: part 1 Letter to a Spiritual Daughter; lessons in divine and christian love; part 2 The Song of Eve and her descendants; part 3 Psalm 118 - The Way, the Truth and the Life. Index: of Church Fathers.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780962253621
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 158
  • ID: 9780962253621
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 0962253626

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