The Life of Saint Macrina


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(4.6 stars; 49 reviews)

The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa. (The Reader)

“The use of the word "philosophy" to designate Christianity is common in the writings of the fourth century, ... It is employed in a twofold sense, of the Christian religion generally and of asceticism in particular.” (from the 2nd footnote of the narrated text.) (1 hr 14 min)

Chapters

Part 1 17:41 Read by A LibriVox Volunteer
Part 2 20:13 Read by A LibriVox Volunteer
Part 3 18:37 Read by A LibriVox Volunteer
Part 4 18:11 Read by A LibriVox Volunteer

Reviews


(4 stars)

What a privilege to listen to this text. I probably would never have come across it in any library.

Lovely!


(5 stars)

This is a lovely narration of a lovely text. Thank you.

Interesting little bio


(4 stars)

good book good reader