|Author:||G. E.H. Palmer|
|Subcategory:||Christian Denominations & Sects|
|Publisher:||Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Revised edition (January 1, 1983)|
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Philokalia - The Complete Text.
Philokalia - The Complete Text. The book is a principal spiritual text for all the Eastern Orthodox Churchesâin the last century its popularity has spread to include Western Christians, due to the growing interest in contemplative prayer. The full name of the text is The Philokalia of the Neptic Saints gathered from our Holy Theophoric Father, through which, by means of the philosophy of ascetic practice and contemplation, the intellect is purified, illumined, and made perfect.
From St. Mark the Ascetic we have 2000 text on the spiritual law, 226 on those who think they are made righteous . Mark the Ascetic we have 2000 text on the spiritual law, 226 on those who think they are made righteous by works apart from grace, and a letter to Nicolas the Solitary. 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 think it’s important to identify key authors within the text, most noted for their mystical insights and clarity.
As the back of the book says, the Philokalia is the most important book other than the Bible for Orthodox Christians, and it is. .
As the back of the book says, the Philokalia is the most important book other than the Bible for Orthodox Christians, and it is truly amazing. The glossary at the back of this book helps a lot, and contains explanations of many very important Orthodox beliefs and terms.
G. E. H. Palmer served as a translator for Philokalia: The Complete Text.
The Philokalia, Volume 1: The Complete Text; Compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain & St. Markarios of Corinth (Philokalia Vol. I). ISBN. From St. Hesychios the Priest we have a note on watchfulness and holiness, from St. Neilos we have a discourse on asceticism, from St. Diadochos of Photiki we have 100 texts on spiritual knowledge and discernment, and from St. John of Karpathos we have a couple of notes written to encourage and instruct some monks in "India," which may be a reference to.
Philokalia – the complete set of volumes. Written by: St Nikodimos and St Makarios. Philokalia is a collection of spiritual instructions from the Eastern Christian tradition. The oldest are from the 4th century and the latest are from the 15 century.
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The Philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and the fifteenth centuries by spiritual . Rocky Mountains Paperback Books. Mountaineering Paperback Books
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 the Bible. Read full description . Mountaineering Paperback Books. This item doesn't belong on this page.
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 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.
"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. 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. The complete Philokalia covers the period from the fourth to the fifteenth century. Volume One . . . takes us up to the eighth century and is thus the common heritage of Orthodox and Catholics." - Chrysostom