The Philokalia: The Complete Text Vol. 1; Compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain and St. Markarios of Corinth

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - Takes us up to the eighth century and is thus the common heritage of Orthodox and Catholics. Chrysostom. The philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition. The fluency of the literary style of this translation and the practical understanding which these writings reveal for the spiritual predicaments facing each Christian in every generation brings the book well within the range of the ordinary reader who seeks spiritual counsel.

First published in greek in 1782, then translated into Slavonic and later into Russian, The Philokalia has exercised an influence in the recent history of the Orthodox Church far greater than that of any book apart from the Bible. It is concerned with themes of universal importance: how man may develop his inner powers and awake from illusion; how he may overcome fragmentation and achieve spiritual wholeness; how he may attain the life of contemplative stillness and union with God.

The Philokalia: The Complete Text Vol. 1; Compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain and St. Markarios of Corinth #ad - This excellent english translation, which takes into account the latest scholarly research into the original works, represents a major 'gift' from the wise men of the East. Volume One. The complete philokalia covers the period from the fourth to the fifteenth century.

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The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetical Collection

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Liturgical Press #ad - The 'words' the monks gave were collected and passed around among those too far away or too feeble to make the trek themselves - or lived generations later. The faithful who did not embrace the austerity of the desert admired those who did and sought them out for counsel and consolation. We have a great deal to learn from their integrity and their unrelenting courage, possessed of such a love, so great, from their vision of God - so Holy, that nothing less than one's whole being could respond to it.

The fourth-century ascetic flight to the desert indelibly marked Christianity. These were men and women who had reached a humility of which we have no idea, but in the vision of God, because it is not rooted in an hypocritical or contrived depreciation of self, and a humbling experience of being so loved.

. Previously available only in fragments, these Sayings of the Desert Fathers are now accessible in its entirety in English for the first time. They were ascetics, yet so human, so immensely compassionate not only to the needs of men but also to their frailty and their sins; men and women wrapped in a depth of inner silence of which we have no idea and who taught by 'Being', not by speech: 'If a man cannot understand my silence, ruthless to themselves, he will never understand my words.

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The Philokalia: The Complete Text, Vol. 3

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Faber and Faber #ad - The philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition. Used book in Good Condition. It is concerned with themes of universal importance: how man may develop his inner powers and awake from illusion; how he may overcome fragmentation and achieve spiritual wholeness; how he may attain the life of contemplative stillness and union with God.

First published in greek in 1782, then translated into Slavonic and later into Russian, The Philokalia has exercised an influence in the recent history of the Orthodox Church far greater than that of any book apart from the Bible.

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The Way of a Pilgrim and The Pilgrim Continues His Way

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Image #ad - Readers follow this anonymous pilgrim as he treks over the steppes in search of the answer to the one compelling question: How does one pray constantly? Through his journeys, and under the tutelage of a spiritual father, he becomes gradually more open to the promptings of God, and sees joy and plenty wherever he goes.

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The way of a pilgrim is a humble story ripe for renewed appreciation today. This enduring work of russian spirituality has charmed countless people with its tale of a nineteenth-century peasant's quest for the secret of prayer. Great product! .

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Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart

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Faber & Faber #ad - The philokalia is an important collection of writings by Fathers of the Eastern Church dating from the fourth to the fourteenth century. Great product! . Used book in Good Condition. It is the russian text that has been used in translating into English this selection, which presents a range of Philokalia writings concerning the Jesus Prayer.

Used book in Good Condition. It exists in three versions: the Greek, complied in the eighteenth century; the Slavonic; and the Russian. The russian text, and consisting of five volumes with which a sixth is sometimes associated, translated by Bishop Theophan the Recluse in the nineteenth century, is the most complete of all three versions.

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The Art of Prayer: An Orthodox Anthology

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - The Art of Prayer: An Orthodox Anthology #ad - A spiritual anthology drawn from the Greek and Russian traditions, concerned in particular with the most frequently used and best loved of all Orthodox prayers--the Jesus Prayer. Texts are taken chiefly from the letters of Bishop Theopan the Recluse, along with many other writers. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Orthodox Study Bible, Hardcover: Ancient Christianity Speaks to Today's World

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Thomas Nelson 2292 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Thomas Nelson Publishers. The first ever orthodox study bible presents the Bible of the early church and the church of the early Bible. Orthodox christianity is the face of ancient Christianity to the modern world and embraces the second largest body of Christians in the world. Great product!

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Prayer Book

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Contains morning and evening prayers and much more besides. Great product! Thomas Nelson Publishers.

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The Way of a Pilgrim

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Dover Publications #ad - Paul's command to "pray without ceasing. By chanting the jesus prayer "Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me", he attains a greater intimacy with God. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. An anonymous russian peasant of the nineteenth century sets out to seek the truth, attempting to follow St. Thomas Nelson Publishers.

. My worldly goods are a knapsack and some dried bread in it, and a Bible in my breast pocket. Generations of readers, including christians of all persuasions, have benefited by reading of the pilgrim's attempts to discipline his mind toward a constant awareness of God's presence as manifested through Christ's mercy.

The Way of a Pilgrim #ad - In addition to its profound theological and philosophical observations, The Way of a Pilgrim offers an authentic portrait of Russia's social conditions during the final years of serfdom. And that is all. With this modest and simple statement, one of the world's great classics of spirituality begins. Readers who appreciate the works of dostoyevsky and Tolstoy will delight in the author's encounters with a vast range of humanity, convicts, intellectuals, and hermits to peasants, from monks, and exiles.

Used book in Good Condition. By the grace of god i am a christian man, by my actions a great sinner, and by calling a homeless wanderer of the humblest birth who roams from place to place.

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The Philokalia Complete Text English English and Greek Edition

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Faber & Faber #ad - First published in greek in 1782, then translated into Slavonic and later into Russian, The Philokalia has exercised an influence in the recent history of the Orthodox Church far greater than that of any book apart from the Bible. The first of these was published by Faber and Faber in 1979. It is concerned with themes of universal importance: how man may develop his inner powers and awake from illusion; how he may overcome fragmentation and achieve spiritual wholeness; how he may attain the life of contemplative stillness and union with God.

Great product! Used book in Good Condition. Thomas Nelson Publishers. Only a selection of texts from The Philokalia has been available hitherto in English. The present rendering, which is a completely new translation, is designed to appear in five volumes. The second volume consists mainly of writings from the seventh century, in particular by St Maximus the Co Used book in Good Condition.

The Philokalia Complete Text English English and Greek Edition #ad - The philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition.

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The Way of a Pilgrim and The Pilgrim Continues His Way Shambhala Classics

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Shambhala #ad - As he walks, he recites the jesus prayer "Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me"—a prayer that is said to quiet anxiety and fill the heart with love for all creation. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. With this prayer constantly on his lips, the pilgrim undergoes a profound spiritual education.

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The narrator, sets out on his pilgrimage with nothing but a Bible, a rosary, an unnamed nineteenth-century peasant, and some dried bread. Shambhala. Thomas Nelson Publishers.

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