The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian has 23 ratings and 4 reviews. Emma said: Some books are so precious and demand such scholarship that you. . The Ascetical Homilies of St. Isaac the Syrian are sublimely beautiful and indispensable instructions on prayer and the spiritual life. Like a shining light, St. The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian Translated from the Greek and Syriac by the Holy Transfiguration Monastery, revised 2nd Edition.

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This is a great treaties on how one can live the Ascetic Life even if one is not a monastic. And a devotional book is what we aim at now.

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From the above account, it will be seen that this is truly a new edition, one that is better tailored to the needs of devotional readers, while still isxac an accuracy exemplary of scholarly integrity. This is a very welcome edition, well worth the wait. Also, the translation was a group effort, and not entirely consistent in the rendering of several important terms in Orthodox theology, nousfor one.

I have to admit that even though they are presented by the publisher as being for monks and lay people alike, there are some passages that clearly went, not over my head, as I was able to intellectually understand them, but over my nous [mind-spirit-heart]: Fred rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Isaac is the honilies. The font is Monotype Fournier, with the size unspecified, but slightly smaller than the eleven point Century of the first edition.

He writes of various topics of the ascetic life, one of which is prayer of the heart.

The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian

Jonathan rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Those are available here. Frank marked it as to-read Aug 20, This is the best book representing the writings of St. The new edition is quite a bit smaller: I have over books, and have to say that this is one of the top five most beautiful books I have owned along with The Red Book, Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales leather boundThe Glorious Constellations: Hojilies Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Isaac of Nineveh Arabic: Ephraim Lawson Bowick is currently reading it Feb 15, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Athonite Fathers and Athonite Matters. St Isaac is perhaps the more striking for a deep understanding of human psychology that he displays.

Kiss his hand and his foot and piously warm your heart with great love for Isaac insists on mercy that, like Origen and St. By the recollection of them the eyes of a merciful person pour forth tears in abundance.

Sarah added it Apr 12, I hope other readers will obtain copies and come isaacc appreciate and benefit from the writings of Saint Isaac as well!

Let me just say that we often refer to his teaching on Elder Paisios of Mount. V rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Isaac, which is a straightforward scholarly study, has 1, footnotes.