Sickness and Holiness. Early Church. Book Review

Andrew Crislip describes the views of early Christians, some of whom viewed health as a sign of holiness while others viewed illness as a spiritual discipline that led to deeper holiness. He cites writers from the fourth through the sixth centuries and comments especially on monastic practices. Review of Biblical Literature.

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