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The Philokalia The Complete Text Volume Two

The Philokalia The Complete Text Volume Two


Hardback. Excellent Condition.

  • Other than blank first page being cut, this is in excellent condition. Hardback

    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. Only a selection of texts from The Philokalia has been available hitherto in English. The present rendering, which is a completely new translation, is designed to appear in five volumes. The first of these was published by Faber and Faber in 1979. The second volume consists mainly of writings from the seventh century, in particular by St Maximus the Co

  • Title: The Philokalia Complete Text (English) (English and Greek Edition) HARDBACK
    Author: St. Nikodimos; St. Makarios
    Translators: Compiler-St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain; Compiler-St. Makarios of Corinth; Editor-G. E. H. Palmer; Editor-Philip Sherrard; Editor-Kallistos Ware
    ISBN: 0571117252
    Publisher: Faber
    Date: 1981

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