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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Maxims of the Fathers

(Maxims of the Fathers) Name given to various collections of aphorisms and anecdotes illustrative of the spiritual life, of ascetic and monastic principles, and of Christian ethics; attributed to the more prominent hermits and monks who dwelt in the Egyptian deserts in the 4th century.

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Entry for 'Maxims of the Fathers'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/m/maxims-of-the-fathers.html. 1910.

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