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Nil Sorsky: The Complete Writings (Classics of Western Spirituality)

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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.

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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.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-159) and index.

Table of Contents

The tradition (Predanie) — The monastic rule (Ustav) — The letters — The last will and testament.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809138104
Editor:
Maloney, George A.
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Editor:
Maloney, George A.
Author:
Maloney, George A.
Author:
Nil
Location:
New York
Subject:
Christian Literature
Subject:
Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Monasticism
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Collected works
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
Monasticism and religious orders, Orthodox Eastern.
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Christianity - Literature
Subject:
Christianity - Literature & the Arts
Subject:
Christian Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Spiritual life - Ru
Subject:
Monasticism and religious orders, orthodox ea
Subject:
Christianity-Christian Fiction
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Series Volume:
576
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.00x6.09x.49 in. .50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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