JOHN CLIMACUS


JOHN CLIMACUS
(570-649)
   an ASCETIC spiritual writer who became an ANCHORITE and promoted the dispassionateness as the ideal of CHRISTIAN PERFECTION.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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