Nil Sorsky: The Authentic Writings

221, Cistercian Studies
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Nil Sorsky (1433/34-1508), founder of the Sora Hermitage and initiator of scete life in among Russian Christians, is closely identified with the Orthodox contemplative prayer known as hesychasm, stillness. In these translations, Nils own voice speaks across five hundred years to modern readers. The introduction and notes accurately place him within the Russian monastic tradition and identify the Slavic sources on which he drew. This introduction to the life and works of pre-modern Russias outstanding teacher and writer allows English readers to share in celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Nils death, to be marked in Russia by a symposium in the cloister of first his tonsure, by special seminars, and learned conferences.

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Autor: David Goldfrank
ISBN-13 :: 9780879073213
ISBN: 0879073217
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.08.2008
Gewicht: 476g
Seiten: 367
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 211x140x23 mm
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