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The Example of St. Simeon Stylites: Ascending the Pillar to Grow in Faith and LoveNovember 17, 2018

Michael E. Nelson The Christian life has room for all who will come, as it sanctifies the vocation of soldiers, peasants, bishops, politicians, and merchants alike. The vast universality of Christian life and the potential for growth therein is underscored in the vocation of St. Simeon Stylites, who ministered sitting atop a pillar for thirty-seven years. St. Simeon was a city on a hill; his…

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