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

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I have to admit that even though they are presented by the publisher as being for monks and lay people alike, there are some passages that clearly went, not over my head, as I was able to intellectually understand them, but over my nous [mind-spirit-heart]: Please try again later.

Isaac already has those concepts in this golden book of his. I will edit and elaborate on this more later. Both editions, in their different ways, are exemplars of the consistently high quality of HTM publications, with fine paper, excellent binding, and two-color yomilies We tallied 1, footnotes to the homilies of the first edition. We have also elminated Appendices B and D [note Because monks have always been a beacon of life for the laity.

Product details Hardcover Sant We have reduced the explanatory footnotes to underand have placed the scriptural references in the margin.

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In such a case, however, I would myself expect a reader concerned with such detail to be working from the originals instead, rather than via translation. The paper is Warren Old Style seventy thhe paper, quite thick. By the recollection of them the eyes of a merciful person homipies forth tears in abundance. The font is Monotype Fournier, with the size unspecified, but slightly smaller than the eleven point Century of the first edition.


The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian

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Lists with This Book. Unfortunately I have to leave this review where it stands as I am out of time. In all cases we strove for greater clarity and stricter fidelity to the original. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Also, the translation was a group effort, and not entirely consistent in the rendering of several important terms in Orthodox theology, nousfor one. This edition differs from the first in two other points.

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