Counsels in Orthodox Spirituality (39)
METROPOLITAN ANTHONY BLOOM DESCRIPTIONREVIEWSTHE MODERN SPIRITUALITY SERIES BY METROPOLITAN ANTHONY BLOOM INTRODUCED BY HUGH WYBREW METROPOLITAN ANTHONY OF SOUROZH I
Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh is known to thousands as one of today`s most exciting writers on prayer. This selection is both a penetrating analysis of the meaning of prayer as relationship with God and a practical guide to how to pray. Metropolitan Anthony has an eye for the telling phrase or vivid example which make his words strike home and help the reader to get the most out of his writing. Those familiar with his works will find his teaching presented in a most helpful and accessible manner, while for those still to discover his work this book is an ideal introduction.
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"When conversion takes place, the process of revelation occurs in a very simple way—a person is in need, he suffers, and then somehow the other world opens up. The more you are in suffering and difficulties and are `desperate` for God, the more He is going to come to your aid, reveal Who He is and show you the way out.…"—Fr. Seraphim Rose
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“Greater than baptism itself is the fountain of tears after baptism, even though it is somewhat audacious to say so. For baptism is the washing away of evils that were in us before, but sins committed after baptism are washed away by tears.”—St. John Climacus, 7th Century
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The author, using the Holy Fathers, reveals the signs of the coming Antichrist which will occur before the world`s end. This is especially important for the ordinary people, who, like leaves, waver in their understanding about the Antichrist, credulously blown about, accepting various false explanations.
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Holiness is the highest object of the soul`s quest, because only through holiness does man approach God and achieve theosis. Paths and Means to Holiness helps us to think about the paths of salvation and reveals the means of the holy life, according to the teaching of the Orthodox Church. Just this makes precious the spiritual contribution of this beautiful publication, which must circulate very widely and be in every home. - P. Soterhos, Orthodoxos Typos Softbound. 50 pp.
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Where have we gone wrong that we suffer so meaninglessly? Archimandrite Seraphim answers this question with penetrating clarity and with a compassion that warms the heart, helping us to come to the point where “quiet hope has taken the place of the bitter despair of suffering, and suffering is not unbearably heavy anymore, because it gives birth to sweet fruit.”
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"Without application of strength one cannot make a step; the application of strength requires effort, and effort requires patience. Be patient in the sure hope that your labors will be rewarded in the end. Patience crowns everything and gives to everything support and strength."—St. Theophan the Recluse
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