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Early Christian asceticism was far from being wholly other-worldly. This new and illuminating study of the life and thought of Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria (328-73), one of the central figures of the church at the time, shows just how deeply political ascetic theology could also be in the struggle to form a united and dominant church in Egypt under the Roman Empire. The book includes the first-ever English translations of the original writings of Athanasius.
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David B. "Davy" Bakker (born 16 January 1972) is a former Dutch international cricketer who represented the Dutch national side between 1991 and 1998. He played as a right-handed top-order batsman.
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