Original Language: French
PROs: Excellent content spiritually and so informative.
CONs: Horrible, dense, turgid writing style.
If you ever wanted a great summary of Patristic spiritual thought and wisdom, this is it. A wonderful combination of original texts with thoughtful connecting narrative and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Dallas Michael Wolf
This is a magnificent book. It makes insights from Christian mystical writers of the first five centuries of Christianity readily accessible. Read morePublished on November 12, 2012 by Xenon77
Clement is a Genius! "Roots of Christian Mysticism" is an essential work for any Christian (Orthodox, Catholic, or Protestant) who is serious about moving beyond a superficial... Read morePublished on June 21, 2010 by Jeff
I have over the years collected inumerable works on the Church Fathers. This is a special interest of mine ever since having converted to Catholicism. Read morePublished on March 3, 2009 by Deputy George Bercaw
This awe-inspiring and other-worldly book has the ability to unite Christians, if we would simply accept its challenge and walk our talk. Read morePublished on August 7, 2005 by T. Morris