The Philokalia [electronic resource] : a classic text of Orthodox spirituality / edited by Brock Bingaman and Bradley Nassif.

1st ed.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
1 online resource (366 p.)


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This volume provides an ecumenical collection of scholarly essays on the 'Philokalia' that introduces readers to its background, motifs, authors, and relevance for contemporary life and thought.
Includes indexes.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on July 9, 2012).
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  • 8 Tradition and Creativity in the Construction and Reading of the Philokalia9 Becoming a Spiritual World of God: The Theological Anthropology of Maximus the Confessor; 10 The Ecclesiology of the Philokalia; 11 Evagrius in the Philokalia of Sts. Macarius and Nicodemus; PART THREE: Spiritual Practices; 12 The Place of the Jesus Prayer in the Philokalia; 13 Uses and Abuses of Spiritual Authority in the Writings of St. Symeon the New Theologian; 14 Hope for the Passible Self: The Use and Transformation of the Human Passions in the Fathers of the Philokalia
  • 15 Healing, Psychotherapy, and the Philokalia16 The Philokalia and Regulative Virtue Epistemology: A Look at Maximus the Confessor; 17 Women in the Philokalia?; 18 Solitude, Silence, and Stillness: Light from the Palestinian Desert; Notes; Name Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y; Z; Subject Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
  • 0-19-991183-5
  • 0-19-539027-X
  • 1-283-57717-8
  • 9786613889621
  • 0-19-987497-2
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