Julianus Pomerius: The Contemplative Life [Ancient Christian Writers, No. 4]


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Hardcover, blue cloth lettered in gold, in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 220 pages. Notes, Index. Translated and annotated by Sister Mary Josephine Suelzer. With an introduction by the editors -Johannes Quasten and Joseph C. Plumpe. First edition thus, and the first translation in English. The fourth entry in the Ancient Christian Writers series. Written in the sixth century and almost entirely unknown in modern times, Pomerius’ work has been styled Christianity’s oldest extant manual of pastoral theology. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, unmarked copy. Cream colored dust-jacket sunned at spine to light brown. Very good in a very good dust-jacket.

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Weight 1.5 lbs
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Pomerius, Julianus


The Newman Press

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Westminster, Maryland


8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾" tall

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