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Offline Didymus

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What is the Oriental Orthodox view of Saint John Cassian?
« on: July 01, 2012, 10:51:46 PM »
Considering that he departed this life in 435, is he accepted?

Or does the treatise he wrote on the Incarnation against Nestorius for the future Pope Leo cause us a problem?

Asking because Wikipedia doesn't include any of our Churches in the list of those which honour/venerate him.

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Re: What is the Oriental Orthodox view of Saint John Cassian?
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2012, 12:10:12 AM »
Hmm. I'm curious myself!

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Re: What is the Oriental Orthodox view of Saint John Cassian?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2012, 09:07:43 AM »
He is absolutely a saint and one of my favourite in every way.
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Re: What is the Oriental Orthodox view of Saint John Cassian?
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2012, 09:12:28 AM »
Thank you Father  8)
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Re: What is the Oriental Orthodox view of Saint John Cassian?
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2012, 06:21:25 AM »
What about St. Demiana - she is not known in the west right?

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Re: What is the Oriental Orthodox view of Saint John Cassian?
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2012, 06:32:34 AM »
I don't think so, Pharaoh.

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Re: What is the Oriental Orthodox view of Saint John Cassian?
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2013, 09:26:40 AM »
Considering that he departed this life in 435, is he accepted?

Or does the treatise he wrote on the Incarnation against Nestorius for the future Pope Leo cause us a problem?

Asking because Wikipedia doesn't include any of our Churches in the list of those which honour/venerate him.

Thank you 8)

I don't know if you'd be interested in this but here you can read the Seven Books of John Cassian on the Incarnation of the Lord, Against Nestorius: Book 1 Chapter 1 http://www.ccel.org/ccel/schaff/npnf211.iv.vii.ii.i.html