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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Nathan rated it really liked it May 12, It is difficult to express the power of this book written for monks and hermits who live alone in a life of silence and prayer. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. But whatever I could grasp was definitely worth the wait and the effort. Domarina Youkhana rated it ksaac was amazing Feb 24, Includes all the homilies by Saint Isaac in the first edition plus two newly translated from the Syriac that were omitted from the first edition.

Published December 31st by Holy Transfiguration Monastery. Issac the Syrian, and I have just finished the first four homilies. I will edit and elaborate on this more later.

This is a collection of homilies by St. Saint Paisios of Mount Athos.

The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian by Isaac of Nineveh

Brown marked it as to-read Dec 28, Jerin Philip marked it as to-read Dec 06, Isaac already has those concepts in this golden book of his. The first edition was The readability is not affected however.


If a Christian comes to a point where his compassion reaches to that extent, then indeed he is a Christian and Christianity is indeed so beautiful. Gabe marked it as to-read Dec 22, CNallely Massarra marked it as to-read Jun 23, Lists with This Book. I patiently waited for the re-edition and spent most of in reading them all.

The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian, Revised Second Edition

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Prayer and meditation are not only for monks but will permeate the life of every person who seeks them out with a fragrance indescribable. In some homilies onl a clause or two was changed; in others, stretches of text were reworked. Tes marked it as to-read Oct 15, The quality production of the HTM St Isaac editions is demonstrative of their care for the writings of the Saint, and a way of reverencing him.

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A wonderful blog, aiming for much the same goal as mine! Isaad tallied 1, footnotes to the homilies of the first edition. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Fred rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Other monks write of Isaac the Syrian: Paul rated it it was amazing May 28, On Acquisition of the Holy Spirit by St. Just a moment while we sign you isaxc to your Goodreads account. This is a very welcome edition, well worth the wait.


The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian

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Except in the case of obvious typographical errors, no revision or correction was made without consulting the originals. There was a problem filtering reviews saimt now.

Wherever we found we could make the meaning easier to grasp without misrepresenting or simplifying the original, we did so. This is the best book representing the writings of St. Nancy rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Second, besides correcting a handful of outright mistranslations, we have revised the text here and there.

And I may be mistaken, but I seem to recall that St Nikodemos mentions in his introduction to the Philokalia its hojilies not just for monks but for those in the world.