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The Philokalia : a classic text of Orthodox spirituality

Author: Brock Bingaman; Bradley Nassif
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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This volume provides an ecumenical collection of scholarly essays on the Philokalia that introduces readers to its background, motifs, authors, and relevance for contemporary life and thought.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brock Bingaman; Bradley Nassif
ISBN: 9780195390261 0195390261 9780195390278 019539027X
OCLC Number: 732318610
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 349 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: St. Nikodimos and the Philokalia / Kallistos Ware --
Making of the Philokalia: a tale of monks and manuscripts / John Anthony McGuckin --
Influence of the Philokalia in the Orthodox world / Andrew Louth --
Conversing with the world by commenting on the Fathers: Fr. Dumitru Stăniloae and the Romanian edition of the Philokalia / Mihail Neamtu --
Luminous word: scripture in the Philokalia / Douglas Burton-Christie --
Concerning theose who imagine that they are justified by works: the gospel according to St. Mark, the Monk / Bradley Nassif --
Theological world of the Philokalia / Rowan Williams --
Tradition and creativity in the construction and reading of the Philokalia / J.L. Zecher --
Becoming a spiritual world of God: the theological anthropology of Maximus the Confessor / Brock Bingaman --
Ecclesiology of the Philokalia / Krastu Banev --
Evagrius in the Philokalia of Sts. Macarius and Nicodemus / Julia Konstantinovsky --
Place of the Jesus prayer in the Philokalia / Mary B. Cummingham --
Uses and abuses of spiritual authority in the writings of St. Symeon the New Theologian / Hannah Hunt --
Hope for the passible self: the use and transformation of the human passions in the the Fathers of the Philokalia / Paul M. Blowers --
Healing, psychotherapy, and the Philokalia / Christopher C.H. Cook --
Philokalia and regulative virtue epistemology: a look at Maximus the Confessor / Frederick D. Aquino --
Women in the Philokalia? / Verna E.F. Harrison --
Solitude, silence, and stillness: light from the Palestinian desert / John Chryssavgis.
Responsibility: edited by Brock Bingaman and Bradley Nassif.
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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, Read more...

 
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