Ascetical Homilies of St Isaac the Syrian - Second Edition

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The Ascetical Homilies of St Isaac the Syrian.The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian are sublime treatises on the life of prayer and stillness—hesychasm—and have been treasured by monastics and layman alike. The book includes among other things an introduction discussing what we know of 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. 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. A major work of scholarship.

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The Ascetical Homilies of St Isaac the Syrian.
Revised second edition.
Translated from the Greek and Syriac.

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The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian are sublime treatises on the life of prayer and stillness—hesychasm—and have been treasured by monastics and layman alike. The book includes among other things an introduction discussing what we know of 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. 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. A major work of scholarship.
Includes:

Encomium by Photius Kontoglou,

Complete text of the 77 Homilies,

Index of the subjects,

Index of Scriptural Passages.

Also, sections not in the first edition added to this edition:

Appendix A - 7 Additional Homilies by St Isaac translated from the Syriac Printed Text,

Appendix B - the First Syriac Epistle of Saint Macarius of Egypt.

Appendix C - Glossary

Appendix D - Table of Homily Equivalences


Hard bound, 608 pages ,15 x 24.5 cms

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Author St Isaac of Syria
Pages 608
Cover Hard
Width (mm) 150
Height (mm) 245

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