Author of that popular good read: ‘Climax or The Ladder to Perfection’. This was followed by the sequel ‘The Ladder of Divine Ascent’.
Happy in his hermitage at Mount Sinai, he was a bit put out when at the age of 75 he was chosen to be Abbot of Raithic near the Red Sea.
Article last updated on 23 January 2013
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "John-climacus: Christian Saint." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 23 Jan. 2013. Web. 16 September 2014.