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Twenty-five years ago, M. Basil Pennington, was the first Western monk to stay on Mount Athos for more than the usual overnight visit. The Monks of Mount Athos is the journal of his extraordinary sojourn there. Listen as Pennington wrestles with theological differences between Christianity's East and West, learns the Orthodox practice of "the prayer of the heart," and explores the landscape, the monastic communities, and the food of Athos—a monastic republic like no other place on earth.
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Paul Evdokimov (1901-1970) was a well-known writer, professor and lay theologian of the Orthodox Christian Church in France. Part of the Russian emigration in the aftermath of the Revolution, he became fully part of Western culture and life. His life experience was varied and wide-ranging, and included work in factories, rail yards and restaurants. For years he ran an ecumenical hostel for the poor, immigrants and students, thus bringing to his theological writing the Gospel`s love for the world and Christ`s compassion for the suffering. As professor of moral theology and St Sergius Orthodox Institute in Paris, a teacher at both the Ecumenical Institute in Geneva and the L`Institut Catholique in Paris, and official Orthodox observer at Vatican II, Evdokimov served as a bridge between the tradition of the Eastern Church and the Churches of the West.
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The essays collected in this book deal with a wide variety of subjects God and man in Orthodox theological perspective, the Bible, ecumenism, the Eastern Rite, children in the Church, the American religious mentality, witness and service in Christian life but they all have the same theme. They witness to the conviction that human beings are made to be filled with all the fullness of God. They claim that divine fullness dwells bodily in Jesus Christ, and that this fullness may be found by God s creatures in the Church of Christ, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all (Eph. 1:23). They therefore are about life in the Church, and the life of the Church: God s own life given in abundance in Christ and the spirit as the life of the world.
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