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"An invaluable treasury of wisdom.... Offers a simple guide to the way (through one's heart) and means (through prayer) of arriving from the spiritual starting-point (of repentance in the heart) to the wonderful destination (of stillness and salvation) found in the love of divine beauty." -- John Chryssavgis, author of Light through Darkness: The Orthodox Tradition
"Gives us a first glimpse into the vast riches of the Philokalia [and will] encourage many to drink deeply from the wisdom of this classic text of Christian Orthodoxy." -- Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame
"Like water in the desert ... invites us not only to go deeper into the life of prayer but takes us off the treadmill of endless self-invention. A clearly and beautifully annotated text that will make the Philokalia accessible to a new generation of readers. A gift for our time." -- Fr. Alan Jones, dean, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; author of Soul Making and The Soul's Journey
"The best of the Philokalia in a clear, helpfully organized format. A marvelous introduction to the vast treasury of spiritual wisdom in the Orthodox Christian tradition. Fertile ground here for reflection and lectio divina." -- Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault, PhD, director, Aspen Wisdom School
"[An] authoritative resource.... Will go far toward making one of the great treasures of Eastern Christian spirituality accessible to followers of Christ in the West." -- Frederica Mathewes-Green, author of The Illumined Heart and Facing East
Allyne Smith is an Orthodox priest who writes and lectures on Orthodox theology, ethics, liturgy and spirituality, both in the U.S. and abroad. He teaches theology at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
G. E. H. Palmer also translated Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart.
Philip Sherrard was a poet, translator, literary scholar, theologian and interpreter of the Orthodox tradition.
Bishop Kallistos Ware is a renowned Orthodox theologian, author and translator of the Philokalia.
This is annotated with side notes thankfully. My spiritual Father protested that I wasn't ready for this but after seeing it is a learning version of the Philokalia he said its... Read morePublished 2 months ago by mike
This is a wonderful book full of historical information about the Orthodox church. I'm sure that it would be of interest to any person who is seeking knowledge about the Orthodox... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jay
A hefty tome that is more than the simple reading it appears to be on the outside. This book lends itself well to taking it slowly, reading bits at a time, and following through... Read morePublished 7 months ago by hmn
One of the comments by a reader was each sentence is a gem, but the overall effect is that it is unreadable. It's just too dense for the likes of me ...". Read morePublished 21 months ago by Frosted Seagull
Although centuries old the inspired words of the Philokalia speak to us today, feeding and refreshing our spirits as they have for pilgrims since they were first penned. Read morePublished on June 21, 2013 by David French
This book arrived promptly and in new condition even though it was used! This is a great read for any follower of Jesus regardless of their background--protestant, catholic or... Read morePublished on January 6, 2013 by Susanne Herfurth
This book in a perfect companion to "The Way of the Pilgrim & the Pilgrim Continues His Way". It may be the best introduction to the five volume Philokalia available. Read morePublished on January 6, 2013 by AAALibrarian
How to go on a prayerful journey toward faith...very good. i would recommend it to anyone trying to find their faith.Published on January 4, 2013 by Rose Sax