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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Ammatheodora rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Write a customer review. We have also elminated Appendices B and D [note Cameron marked it as to-read Dec 27, Learn more about Syrain Prime. Gabe marked it as to-read Dec 22, What is a merciful heart?

Published December 31st by Holy Transfiguration Monastery.

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Including the Introduction, Appendices, and Epilogue yields 1, I had read some of his homilies a few years ago, in a binder, and in a monastery. The quality production of the HTM St Isaac editions is demonstrative of their care for the writings of the Saint, and a way of reverencing him.

This first edition has the overall impression of something like a lectern Bible, a big, solid, large dictionary-sized tome, rather uncomfortably sized for easy personal reading. In such a case, however, I would myself expect a hte concerned with such detail to be working from the originals instead, rather than via translation.


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Trivia About The Ascetical Hom The paper is lighter than the first edition, and readability is actually thus slightly improved, despite the slightly smaller font. Lists with This Book.

Those are available here. And in like manner such a person prays for the family of reptiles because of the great compassion that burns with without measure in a heart that is in the likeness of God. Saint Nicholas added it Mar 13, This is excellent timing: Explore the Home Gift Guide. Daniel marked it as to-read Aug 27, These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

This edition differs from the first in two other points. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Every day one page of Abba Isaac.

Except in the case of obvious typographical errors, no revision or correction was acsetical without consulting the originals.

He writes of various topics of the ascetic life, one of which is prayer of the heart. Let me just say that we often refer to his teaching on Jonathan rated it it was amazing Dec 28, First is the matter of size! The font is Monotype Fournier, with the ascettical unspecified, but slightly smaller than the eleven point Century of the first edition.


Feb 05, Emma rated it really liked it Shelves: 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]: Shanna84 marked it as to-read Aug 27, How much I love him!!!!

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If a Christian comes to a point where his compassion reaches to that extent, then indeed he is a Christian and Christianity is indeed so beautiful. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Both editions, in their different ways, are exemplars of the consistently high quality of HTM publications, with fine paper, excellent binding, and two-color printing: Kiss his hand and his foot and piously warm your heart with great love for him Read reviews that mention highly recommend read such a book homilies holy spiritual words god prayer writings christian monks wisdom church father heart soul translation understanding write certain.

When I no longer had the collection available to me, I had to wait three years before they were reprinted to get my own copy. Want to Read saving….