John Climacus (John of the Ladder)

John Climacus (John of the Ladder)
Birth 579
Death 649

Christian philosopher and hermit who spent 40 years of his life in the desert. His major work The Ladder of Divine Ascent or The Ladder of Paradise is an ascetical treatise for monks. In it, we found lively quotes about the righteous struggle with sinful desires and the value of sexual abstinence.

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