The Philokalia, Volume 4: The Complete Text

The Philokalia Volume The Complete Text The Philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition First published in Greek in then translate

  • Title: The Philokalia, Volume 4: The Complete Text
  • Author: G.E.H. Palmer Nikodimos Philip Sherrard
  • ISBN: 9780571193820
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition 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 thThe Philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition 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.Compiled by Bishop Kallistos WareThe fourth volume of The PhilokaliaVolumes I through III are also available.

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    1. The Philokalia is EXTRAORDINARY! Now, I will make an unusual assertion for a Western Christian… The Philokalia of the Eastern Church, compiled by Nicodimos and Makarios, is the most comprehensive, thorough, and integrated legacy of Christian mystical writings available today (East or West). If we can make sense of these writings we can plumb the depths of Christian Mysticism.The English translation of The Philokalia published by Faber & Faber comes in four volumes (about 1,500 pages), so I [...]

    2. Currently reading the material by St Gregory Palamas, almost done with his section. Incredible. Not for the faint of heart.

    3. The Philokalia is the masterwork texts of Eastern Orthodox Spirituality and should be read within the context of a monastic life and the church as whole.

    4. An invaluable tool wrought from the monks of Mt. Athos, laying out the theology of the Orthodox Church and the principles of humility for living a genuine ascetic life.

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