Nil Sorsky: The Authentic Writings


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Nil Sorsky (1433/34-1508), founder of the Sora Hermitage and initiator of scete life in among Russian Christians, is closely identified with the Orthodox contemplative prayer known as hesychasm, stillness. In these translations, Nils own voice speaks across five hundred years to modern readers. The introduction and notes accurately place him within the Russian monastic tradition and identify the Slavic sources on which he drew. This introduction to the life and works of pre-modern Russias outstanding teacher and writer ...

Nil Sorsky: The Authentic Writings 2008, Cistercian Publications, Collegeville, MN

ISBN-13: 9780879073213

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