St Symeon the New Theologian
Title: On the Mystical Life: The Ethical Discourses : On Virtue and Christian Life Volume 2 (On the Mystical Life: The Ethical Discourses)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press September 1996
0881411434 / 9780881411430
Seller ID: 149129
The discourses translated in volume 2 address apatheia or "dispassion, " the ancient term for freedom from sinful passion, the tools of asceticism -- fasting, vigils, poverty -- the character and signs of the saint, faith and love, and ascetic retreat.