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According to the bhikkhu ( monk ) and scholar Walpola Rahula, the divisions of the noble eightfold path " are to be developed more or less simultaneously, as far as possible according to the capacity of each individual.
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According to his friend, the theologian Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, More once seriously contemplated abandoning his legal career to become a monk.
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According to John of Jerusalem and some later versions of his life, after his father's death John also served as an official to the caliphal court before leaving to become a monk.
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According to Armenian medieval historians Movses Khorenatsi, Movses Kaghankatvatsi and Koryun, the Caucasian Albanian ( the Armenian name for the language is Aghvank, the native name of the language is unknown ) alphabet was created by Mesrob Mashtots, the Armenian monk, theologian and translator who is also credited with creating the Armenian and Georgian alphabets.
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