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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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? When I no longer had the collection available to me, I had to wait three years before they were reprinted to get my own copy. Unfortunately I have to leave this review where it stands as I am out of time.


The font is Monotype Fournier, with the size unspecified, but slightly smaller than the eleven point Century of the first edition.

Completely redesigned format for easy reading.

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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. Daily Readings with St.

Aside from the striking difference in size, more striking is the difference content. The readability is not affected however. Importantly, the smaller font, jomilies paper and the less generous margins make for a more manageable volume, more the size of a standard trade hardcover than an unwieldy dictionary.

But whatever I could grasp was definitely worth the wait and the effort. Because monks have always been a beacon of life for hokilies laity.

Also, the translation was a group effort, and not entirely consistent in the rendering of several important terms in Orthodox theology, nousfor one. For this hoimlies, such a person offers up tearful prayer continually even for irrational beasts, for the enemies of the truth, and for those who harm her or him, that they be protected and receive mercy. Paul rated it it was amazing May 28, Tes marked it as to-read Oct 15, Also, the St Isaac edition win in the quality of the books themselves.


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

This first edition has the overall impression of something like a lectern Bible, a big, solid, large dictionary-sized tome, rather uncomfortably sized for easy personal reading. Ashley Weis rated it it was amazing Nov 15, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It was obviously much used, occasionally over breakfast, it would seem…. Some books are so precious and demand such scholarship that you have to wait for a while to be able to have access to them.

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