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Title:   Spiritual Direction in the Early Christian East

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Cistercian Abbey of Spencer Inc November 1990

ISBN Number:    0879075163 / 9780879075163

Seller ID:   92021

The relationship of spiritual father or mother to disciple has been fundamental to Christian monasticism from St. Anthony in the fourth century to Staretz Silouan in the twentieth. This book is surely the most systematic and thorough examination of this aspect of the spiritual life, whether monastic or lay, underlining the reality that this life is not so much taught, as transmitted through a personal relationship. ''Abba, give me a word,'' meant not so much a request for abstract knowledge, but a desperate crying out for insight, for identification with a particular spiritual condition. 434 pp. Externally in good condition with usual rubbing and corner creases, internally very good with clean, unmarked text. Previous owner's name present

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