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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.

Compiled by Bishop Kallistos Ware

The fourth volume of The Philokalia

Volumes I through III are also available.

Synopsis:

Written between the 4th and 15th centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition, the texts published in Greek in 1782 as "The Philokalia" were later translated into Slavonic and then Russian. This is the fourth of five volumes of a translation from the original Greek.

Synopsis:

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. Compiled by Bishop Kallistos Ware The fourth volume of The Philokalia Volumes I through III are also available.

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ISBN:
9780571193820
Editor:
Palmer, G.E.H.; Sherrard, Philip; Ware, Kallistos
Editor:
Sherrard, Philip
Translator:
Palmer, G.E.H.; Sherrard, Philip; Ware, Kallistos
Editor:
Ware, Kallistos
Editor:
Sherrard, Philip
Editor:
Palmer, G. E.
Author:
Palmer, G. E. H.
Author:
Sherrard, Philip
Author:
Ware, Kallistos
Editor:
Palmer, G. E.
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Orthodox Churches
Subject:
Asceticism
Subject:
Christianity - Orthodox Churches
Subject:
Christianity - Orthodox
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Orthodox Eastern Church.
Subject:
Asceticism -- Orthodox Eastern Church.
Subject:
Christianity-Eastern Orthodoxy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Philokalia
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
340
Dimensions:
7.78 x 5.16 x 1.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , Written between the 4th and 15th centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition, the texts published in Greek in 1782 as "The Philokalia" were later translated into Slavonic and then Russian. This is the fourth of five volumes of a translation from the original Greek.
"Synopsis" by , 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. Compiled by Bishop Kallistos Ware The fourth volume of The Philokalia Volumes I through III are also available.
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