Marcus Eremita

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One man received a thought and accepted it without examination. Another received a thought and tested its truth. Which of them acted with greater reverence?

Marcus Eremita, Mark the Ascetic or Marcus the Ascetic was a Christian theologian, saint, and ascetic writer of the fifth century AD.

Quotes[edit]

  • One man received a thought and accepted it without examination. Another received a thought and tested its truth. Which of them acted with greater reverence?
    • On Those who Think that They are Made Righteous by Works, in Philokalia
  • Many of us feel remorse for our sins, yet we gladly accept their causes.
    • On Those who Think that They are Made Righteous by Works, in Philokalia

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