Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Ser. II, Vol. XI:
Early Church Fathers
The Works of John Cassian.: Chapter VI. Abbot Joseph's question whether we got more good in Egypt than in Syria.
Abbot Josephs question whether we got more good in Egypt than in Syria.
To this the blessed Joseph, after a short silence: Are you sure, said he, that you can get more profit in spiritual matters in this country?
Next: Chapter VII. The answer on the difference of customs in the two countries.