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The Life of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus, and Eugendus, Abbots of the Monasteries in the Jura Mountains With Appendices : Avitus of vi
By Terrence Kardong (introduced by), Adalbert De Vogue (editor), Kim Vivian (trans), Charles Cummings (trans) and Jeffrey Burton Russell (trans)
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Publisher Cistercian Pubns
Publication date October 1, 1999
Pages 240
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780879077785
ISBN-10 0879077786
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
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Around the year 435 'just before the time of Saint Benedict 'a middle-aged man named Romanus felt drawn to the solitary life. Leaving his family, he entered the dense forests of the rugged Jura Mountains in eastern France. There he was soon joined by his brother Lupicinus and, many years later, by a disciple Eugendus, al three of whom are still revered in the local area.

This first English translation of the Life of these Jura Fathers supplies a chapter long missing in anglophone monastic history and conveys significant information on early Christian Gal, its Church, and the implantation of monasticism.



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