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Nil Sorsky: The Complete Writings (Classics of Western Spirituality)by George A. Maloney
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Here are the writings of Nil Sorsky (+1508), an influential spiritual writer whose major contribution to Eastern Christianity was his bringing to ancient Russia the spirituality of the early Fathers and Mothers of the Desert. This is called the hesychasm spirituality of the heart, which finds the perfection of the human person in union with God through continuous prayer.
A first-time translation from Russian into English of the complete writings of this fifteenth-century Russian spiritual writer notable for bringing to Russia the spirituality of the early Fathers and Mothers of the Desert, the hesychasm spirituality of the heart.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-159) and index.
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The tradition (Predanie) — The monastic rule (Ustav) — The letters — The last will and testament.
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