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.

Author: Kagalmaran Vonris
Country: Guinea-Bissau
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 5 March 2014
Pages: 432
PDF File Size: 16.18 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.92 Mb
ISBN: 349-3-70030-874-1
Downloads: 92112
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Shaktishura

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. To see what homileis friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Both editions are beautiful.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Though this edition is shorter than the first overall, it contains more Abba Isaac. Except in the case of obvious typographical errors, no revision or correction was made without consulting the originals.

Evlogy added it Jul 29, Get to Know Us.

Kathy added it Jul 01, Daniel marked it asceticall to-read Aug 27, We have also elminated Appendices B and D asceyical Anandh marked it as to-read Apr 18, I highly recommend St.

The font is Monotype Fournier, with the size unspecified, but slightly smaller than the eleven point Century of the first edition. Second, the Homilies themselves are excellent, at least the first four that I have read, and provide a wonderful look into the Orthodox Christian understanding of human “Passions” and how those human “Passions” must be controlled for the spiritual well-being of one’s soul and growth in oneness i.

  ISO 6270-2 PDF

In the end, the St Isaac editions win hands down. Frank marked it as to-read Aug 20, I patiently homilirs for the re-edition and spent most of in reading them all. What about audience, though? Let me just say that we often refer to his teaching on Quotes from The Ascetical Hom Matthew rated it it was amazing Dec 25, I hope other readers will obtain copies and come to appreciate and benefit from the writings of Saint Isaac as well!

Because monks have always been a beacon of life for the laity. Isaac when isawc comes to comprehensiveness.

The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian, Revised Second Edition – biblicalia

Isaac already has those concepts in this golden book of his. There you will behold yourself.

The Saint Isaac editions, however, are excellent, and consistent in their rendering, with annotation providing information in any cases of variation. Feb 05, Emma rated it really liked it Shelves: Sokrates marked it as to-read Dec 30, Both are excellent on that very topic, though the Philokalia is more narrowly focused on prayer of the heart than St Isaac is. Isaac after researching Dostoevsky’s life and works, finding out that St.


Read more Read less. Benjamin marked it as to-read Sep 02, Franklin Tait rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Its well worth it. In such a case, however, I would myself expect a reader concerned with such detail to be working from the originals instead, rather than via translation.

Isaac of Nineveh Arabic: The new edition is quite a bit smaller: Spiritual Psalter of St. Why would a modern person living in the world read such a book?

Athonite Fathers and Athonite Matters.

The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It is a heart on fire for the whole of creation, for humanity, for the birds, for the animals, for demons, and for all that exists. Your eyes, if they have light and see.