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The Sin of Sloth: Acedia in Medieval Thought and Literature
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Publisher Univ of North Carolina Pr
Publication date June 1, 2012
Pages 269
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780807836835
ISBN-10 0807836834
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $45.00
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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About: 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.

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