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The Sin of Sloth: Acedia in Medieval Thought and Literature
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Book cover for 9780807836835
 
from Univ of North Carolina Pr (June 1, 2012)
9780807836835 | details & prices | 269 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $45.00
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.