The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality Paperback – 25 Jul 2012
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This is a first-rate book, which has been very well prepared and researched by its various contributors and is beautifully produced. ... This is altogether a fascinating and outstanding volume, richly endowed with copious references. As such it should provide a sure springboard for further research into the provenance and influence of the (Douglas Dales, Fairacres Chronicles)
this is an erudite and essential introduction to the history, theology and spirituality contained winin the Philokalia ... and interesting and helpful introduction to a text that has shaped the Orthodox world immensely. From this volume we get a better understanding of a strand of spirituality that is firmly grounded in Scripture, tradition, and the Church, and it sparks interest in the original text and the world that it inhabits. (Deborah Casewell, The Expository Times)
The essays are of a consistently high standard [and] the range of subjects is comprehensive. (Revd Dr John Binns, Church Times)
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Brock Bingaman is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Program Director at Wesleyan College in Macon, GA. Bradley Nassif is Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at North Park University in Chicago.
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