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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The quality production of the HTM St Isaac editions is demonstrative of their care for the writings of the Saint, and a way of reverencing him. One page of Isaac a day. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Lists with This Book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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

Evlogy added it Jul 29, Theosis with Almighty God. See all 21 reviews. Matthew rated it it was amazing Dec 25, 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. Also, the St Isaac edition win in the quality of the books homjlies. The font is eleven point Century. This is a very welcome edition, well worth the wait. We have also added some passages that following the Greek ascetcal omitted, and expanded various passages that following the Greek were abbreviated, so that we are aware of no significant passage in the Syriac not represented here.


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Every day one page of Abba Isaac. This is a great treaties on how one can live the Ascetic Life even if one is not a monastic. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Second, besides correcting a handful of outright mistranslations, we have revised the text here and there.

Aside from the striking difference in size, more striking is the difference content. And in like manner such a person prays for the family of reptiles because of the great compassion that burns with without measure in a heart that is in the likeness of God.

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The collection bears that title, but the individual chapters are a variety of short writings. Daniel marked it as to-read Aug 27, At the risk of comparing apples to oranges, for a practitioner of contemplative prayer how would you compare the content of St. 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.


The cover is a green cloth, again gold-embossed.

Completely redesigned format for easy reading.

Isaac when it comes to comprehensiveness. A wonderful blog, aiming for much the same goal as mine! Kathy added it Jul 01, There you will find many sure and unerring ways in order to be helped.

We tallied 1, footnotes to the homilies of the first edition. What is a merciful heart?

Both editions are beautiful. I read a mere page a day, and even then saitn inadequate to move forward as there are still gems from previous pages that I have not fully appreciated.