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.

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Hardcoverpages. Daily Readings with St. The paper is Mohawk Via Laid, a sixty pound paper. The result was a hefty tome well received in academic circles, to whom in format and approach it was geared more than to the monastic or layman seeking guidance in repentance, prayer, and the love of God.

Domarina Youkhana rated it it was amazing Feb 24, I recently purchased the new and updated version of the Ascetical Homilies of St.

Completely redesigned format for easy reading.

In some homilies onl a clause or two was changed; in others, stretches of text were reworked. And a devotional book is what we aim at now.

From the above account, it will be seen that this is truly a new edition, one that is better tailored to the needs of devotional readers, while still maintaining an accuracy exemplary of scholarly integrity. There you will behold yourself. If a Christian comes to a point where his compassion reaches to that extent, then indeed he is a Christian and Christianity is indeed so beautiful.


The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian by Isaac of Nineveh

Steve rated it it was amazing Feb 16, First is the matter of size! All the same, the hardy of heart who like a challenge will still find it here. The paper is Warren Old Style seventy pound paper, quite thick. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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I had read some of his homilies a few years ago, in a binder, and in a monastery. Why would a modern person living in the world read such a book? Issac the Syrian, and I have just finished the first four homilies.

I highly recommend St. Isaac already has those concepts in this golden book of his. Saint Isaac the Syrian. ascetlcal

The Saint Isaac editions, however, are excellent, and consistent in their rendering, with annotation providing information in any cases of variation. Anandh marked it as to-read Apr 18, This is a great treaties on how one can live the Ascetic Life even if one is not a monastic. All rational beings should homiliee his book! What is a merciful heart?

The font is eleven point Century. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Quintin Curington is currently reading it Sydian 14, I will edit and elaborate on this more later. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In the morning or at night.


The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian

CNallely Massarra marked it as to-read Jun 23, Greg Zancewicz rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Isaac is the mirror. Though this edition is shorter than the first overall, it contains more Abba Isaac. I patiently waited for the re-edition and spent most of in reading them all.

Refresh and try again. This is a very welcome edition, well worth the wait. About Isaac of Nineveh.

In the end, the St Isaac editions win hands down. Shanna84 marked it as to-read Aug 27, A wonderful blog, aiming for much the same goal as mine! Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Isaac of Homiliea Arabic: Some texts are very difficult, while some are simpler ascdtical clearer.

Return to Book Page. Prayer and meditation are not only for monks but will permeate the life of every person who seeks them out with a fragrance indescribable.