Monday, January 13, 2014

"'There is nothing more poverty-stricken than a mind philosophising about God remote from God.'"

Οὐδὲν πτωκότερον διανοίας ἐκτὸς τοῦ θεοῦ φιλοσοφούσης τὰ τοῦ θεοῦ.

     From anonymous saying of the Desert Fathers no. 738.  The anonymous sayings of the Desert Fathers:  a select edition and complete English translation,ed. & trans. John Wortley (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2013), 590-591.

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