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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Isaac already has those concepts in this golden book of his. Shanna84 marked it as to-read Aug 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Theosis with Almighty God.
The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian by Isaac of Nineveh
Valerie marked it as to-read Apr 21, One page of Isaac a day. The font is eleven point Century.
Lorraine marked it as to-read Jul 29, homolies Other monks write of Isaac the Syrian: Compare with the 1, footnotes in our first edition, the three footnotes to the 97 pages of St. Usually the two went hand in hand, when bringing our translation closer to the original also made it easier to understand; syriwn fact it was not infrequent that the Greek and Syriac agreed even in the details of syntax, and simply by following both more faithfully, the English became clearer. The cover is a green cloth, again gold-embossed.
Elder Paisios of Qscetical. The book includes an introduction about the Saint’s life and the manuscripts of the homilies and the various translations of them, with maps, and Appendices with homilies by Saint Isaac only in the Syriac, a Glossary of special terms, and more.
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Sue rated it homiliea was amazing Dec 16, Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Includes all the homilies by Saint Isaac in the first edition plus two newly translated from the Syriac that were omitted from the first edition.
No trivia or quizzes yet. I have to admit that even though they are presented by the teh 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]: Semere Asceticql marked it as to-read Feb 10, This cannot be said of the Philokalia, even of its exceedingly rare hardcover first editions.
First is the matter of size! Sarah added it Apr 12, The font is Monotype Fournier, with the size unspecified, but ascetucal smaller than the eleven point Century of the first edition.
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Second, besides correcting a handful of outright mistranslations, we have revised the text here and there. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Cornelio marked it as to-read Feb 17, For this reason, such a person offers up tearful prayer continually even for irrational beasts, for the enemies of the truth, and for those who harm her or him, that they be protected and receive mercy.
In some homilies onl a clause yomilies two was changed; in others, stretches of text were reworked.
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Your feet, where they are going. There you will find iszac sure and unerring ways in order to be helped. Saint Isaac the Syrian.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. We have also elminated Appendices B and D [note Some books are so precious and demand such scholarship that you have to wait for a while to be able to have access to them. Return to Book Page.