Saint Silouan, the Athonite

4.67 avg rating
( 87 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780881411959: Saint Silouan, the Athonite

In the autumn of 1892 a young Russian peasant named Simeon from the province of Tambov was drawn to that ancient repository of Orthodox spirituality, Mt Athos. He had done his military service and now came to the Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon, to embark on long years of spiritual combat lasting until his death in 1938. Although he was unlearned and ignorant in the ordinary sense, tireless inner strivings gave him authentic personal experience of Christianity identical with that of many of the early ascetic Desert Fathers. The first part of this book is a remarkable account of St Silouan's life, personality and teaching by his spiritual disciple Archimandrite Sophrony. Archimandrite Sophrony went to Mt Athos in 1925 and there at the Monastery of St Panteleimon became amanuensis to Staretz Silouan. Part two comprises the writings of Silouan, originally penciled in laborious, unformed characters on odd scraps of paper. The Lord said, 'Every one that is of the truth hears my voice' (John 18:37). And according to Father Sophrony, 'these words are applicable to Staretz Silouan's notes ... [That] whoever has received from God the mind and wisdom to know him will be aware in the Staretz' words of the breath of the Holy Spirit.' In 1988 Staretz Silouan was placed in the canon of saints by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Archimandrite Sophrony an outstanding Christian ascetic, monk, and mystic of the twentieth century studied at the Orthodox Theological Institute in Paris. He lived as a monk on Mount Athos in the Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon and spent his final years at the Monastery of St. John the Baptist , Essex, United Kingdom

Language Notes:

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Russian

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

ARCHIMANDRITE SOPHRONY SAKHAROV
Published by St. Vladimirs Seminary Press February 1999 (1999)
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New Paper Back Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Eighth Day Books, LLC
(Wichita, KS, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Vladimirs Seminary Press February 1999, 1999. Paper Back. Book Condition: New. 'Keep thy mind in hell and despair not.' In the depth of demonic oppression in his struggle to achieve unceasing prayer, St. Silouan heard these words, to our ears so severe and perplexing, to his, a balm of divine consolation. In them, he found the key to ultimate triumph over pride and self-sufficiency and participation in the sufferings of Christ, the love of Christ for broken humanity. The life of St. Silouan (born in Russia 1866, arrived on Mt. Athos 1892, died 1938 and canonized in 1988) is related in a remarkably immediate way by Archimandrite Sophrony, who also lived on Athos and for eight years had Silouan as staretz. 'Archimandrite Sophrony felt convinced that Christ's injunction, 'Keep thy mind in hell and despair not' was directed through Staretz Silouan to our century especially, drowned as it is in despair.He believed, too, that as the Staretz had prayed for decades with such extraordinary love for the human race, entreating God to grant all mankind to know Him in the Holy Spirit, so men would love the Staretz in return.' (Rosemary Edmonds). 506 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 127738

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Archimandrite Sophrony
Published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0881411957

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 43.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Archimandrite Sophrony
Published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Nearfine Books
(Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1999. Book Condition: new. Shiny and new! Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Bookseller Inventory # 9780881411959-1

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 42.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Archimandrite Sophrony
Published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0881411957

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 43.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Archimandrite Sophrony
Published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (1999)
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110881411957

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 56.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Sophrony, Archimandrite/ Edmonds, Rosemary (Translator)
Published by St Vladimirs Seminary Pr (1999)
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St Vladimirs Seminary Pr, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. reprint edition. 504 pages. 8.75x5.75x1.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0881411957

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.72
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

I. Sofroni
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97808814119591.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 65.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Sophrony, Archimandrite
Published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press
ISBN 10: 0881411957 ISBN 13: 9780881411959
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Vladimir's Seminary Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0881411957 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0580443

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 69.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds