They are a valuable look into the heart of a great man.
I was just relating the impact of this book on me to a friend yesterday; made me go back this morning and do a quick review, years after reading this book.
The Kingdom of God is more likely to be found in a walk in the park, a child's smile, a memory of Paris or crisp winter air than in a theology book.
Three impressions I got of the writer from reading these journals. Gratitude. Simplicity. Crap-detector extraordinaire. I am glad of the chance of reading it. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Ruthnz
Like reviewer "fivehousecats" I found the journals to be a wonderful and haunting time capsule -- took this reader
right back to the years of the Carter/Reagan... Read more
This is one of the great works of Christian literature, or apologetics, just a great work which is important not just for Eastern Orthodox Christians but for any sincere Christian... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Manfred Arcane
I give this five stars because it gives a candid insight into the life and thought of one of this centuries great Orthodox thinkers.Published 11 months ago by Kai. Speed
This book was purchased as a gift to someone on the recommendation of a friend, and I have not read it.Published 16 months ago by Nancy
This journal gave me a lot of insight into the life of a priest, not only his thoughts and the things that happen to him, but also his
humanity, his fears and doubts, as well... Read more
I've always been sceptical about journals, which is the reason it took me so long to get round to reading The Journals of Father Alexander Schmemann, despite the number of people... Read morePublished 20 months ago by V.Papavassiliou
One of my favorite Orthodox books. Gave a copy to one or two of my kids, in fact.
Every have it "up to here" with the Church Lady? Sure you have. Read more