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Dear Catholic.com visitor: Summer is here, and you may be thinking about a well-deserved vacation, family get-togethers, BBQs with neighborhood friends. More than likely, making a donation to Catholic Answers is not on your radar right now. But this is exactly the time we most need your help. The “summer slowdown” in donations is upon us, but the work of spreading the gospel and explaining and defending the Faith never takes a break. Your gift today will change lives and save souls for Christ this summer! The reward is eternal. Thank you and God bless.

Anastasius Sinaita, Saint

Abbot; Greek ecclesiastical writer

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Anastasius Sinaita, Saint, a Greek ecclesiastical writer, b. at Alexandria in the first half of the seventh century; d. after 700. He was abbot of the monastery of Mt. Sinai, and so active an opponent of the Monophysites, Monothelites, and Jews that he was known as “the new Moses“. His principal work is the “Hodegos” (Greek: Odegos), or “Guide”, written in defense of the Catholic Faith against the attacks of the aforementioned heretics. It was a popular manual of controversy among the medieval Greeks. The (154) “Questions and Answers on Various Theological matters “attributed to him are in part spurious. He also wrote a “Devout Introduction to the Hexaemeron” in twelve books, the first eleven of which have reached us only in a Latin translation. These and other minor writings are found in Migne I (P.G. LXXXIX). Le Quien attributed to him, without sufficient reason, the “Antiquorum Patrum Doctrina de Verbi Dei Incarnation“.

THOMAS J. SHAHAN


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