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Saint Grégoire Palamas et la mystiue orthodoxe doc Ò Paperback × [PDF / Epub] ★ Saint Grégoire Palamas et la mystiue orthodoxe Author John Meyendorff – Gwairsoft.co.uk St Gregory Palamas a fourteenth century Byzantine saint and Church Father incorporated traditional Eastern monastic spirituality into aStrated study of Orthodox spirituality traces the development of 'Orthodox mysticism' from the desert fathers through the patristic tradition to Byzantine hesychasm and its heritage in Russian monasticism It shows how the work of Palamas transcends the limits of one school of spirituality and renews in its deepest essence the life of the Christian Myste A rich and engaging reading of the history and theology of Eastern Orthodox spirituality and the monastic movement of hesychasm This book seems to be a classic read on this subject as I have found Meyendorff to be uoted extensively in regards to Gregory Palamas A good read for anyone interested in this topic Plus I loved all of the artwork icons and photography included with the book

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It suffers no diminution by this communion with the body but rather transfigures the body spiritualizing it rejecting all evil desires of the flesh it no longer weighs down the soul but rises up with it the whole man becoming spirit as it is written 'He who is born of the Spirit is spirit' John 36 8 Triads 11 29 This richly documented and lavishly illu Meyendorff does a fantastic job of tracing Eastern Christian spirituality as well as the theology which forms the basis of this spirituality through the Fathers to St Gregory Palamas who articulated it with unmatched clarity and precision He then traces hesychasm from Palamas to the twentieth century highlighting some of the particular distinctives various Eastern Orthodox traditions have developed focusing uite a bit on some of the Orthodox Church's important Saints of the last several hundred years I withhold a fifth star only because the book was lacking bibliographically and especially editorially which is a shame for such an excellent book by an otherwise reputable publisher

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Saint Grégoire Palamas et la mystiue orthodoxeSt Gregory Palamas a fourteenth century Byzantine saint and Church Father incorporated traditional Eastern monastic spirituality into a comprehensive theological vision His understanding of hesychasm the monastic movement centered on solitude and unceasing prayer is grounded in an incarnational theology When spiritual joy comes to the body from the mind