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  • Autor: Otto Pfleiderer
  • Editor: Forgotten Books
  • Relaese Date: 27 September 2015
  • ISBN: 1330748980
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 556 pages
  • File Size: 54MB
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Description Primitive Christianity, Vol. 3 de Otto Pfleiderer:

Excerpt from Primitive Christianity, Vol. 3: Its Writings and Teachings in Their Historical Connections The Therapeutae are described by Philo in his work Concerning the Contemplative Life. Their name, he says, was derived either from their being physicians of souls or from their rendering service to God. The latter is no doubt the true explanation- just as many religious associations in contemporary heathendom called themselves cult ores deorum, this Jewish order gave themselves the name of Therapeutae, which has a similar significance. Like the Bacchants and Corybants, Philo says, they were enthusiasts, transported by heavenly love. In their yearning for the immortal and blessed life they looked on their mortal life as already done with- they therefore made over their property to their relatives or friends, left their brethren, children, wives, parents, relatives and friends, and their ancestral cities, and withdrew, from fear of dangerous intercourse with men of the world, into gardens or lonely country places outside the walls. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works." Details about the article author is not uncovered as well as have been eliminated in the demand in the article author. Maybe you can be interested in various other training books through the Otto Pfleiderer. I was capable to gather the majority of the many iformatsii for you personally. Pertaining to creators of these studies: web page isn't going to include public admittance the books on our websites solely preliminary info on the publication. If you think this site is usually infringing, you should email us concerning this so if you're actually the author of such books, we're going to quickly clear away internet pages in our site.


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