Vocabula Mira: “Cenodoxia” – St John Cassian on Vainglory

As we noted two days ago, eight of the twelve books of St John Cassian’s Institutes for Monasteries treat of the principal vices which monks must struggle to overcome, and yesterday, we saw the Greek word which he uses in book five for the vice of gluttony, “gastrimargia.” The eleventh book deals with a vice […]