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  • Title: Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
  • Author: Theophan the Recluse
  • ISBN: 9781887904
  • Page: 309
  • Format: Paperback

  • Saint Theophan the Recluse 1815 1894 was one of the most prolific and beloved spiritual writers of nineteenth century Russia His works, which comprise over twenty volumes, include such classics as The Path to Salvation and A Commentary on Psalm 118, as well as many volumes of letters Although he lived the last twenty eight years of his life as a hermit, his impact on hSaint Theophan the Recluse 1815 1894 was one of the most prolific and beloved spiritual writers of nineteenth century Russia His works, which comprise over twenty volumes, include such classics as The Path to Salvation and A Commentary on Psalm 118, as well as many volumes of letters Although he lived the last twenty eight years of his life as a hermit, his impact on his homeland was immense His articles appeared in the popular spiritual journals of his time, his books were in great demand, and he personally replied to an average of thirty letters daily In the present book, Thoughts for Each Day of the Year, St Theophan takes us through the yearly cycle of Gospel and Epistle readings, humbly and reverently offering us brief but powerful daily meditations on the word of God He also addresses the problems of his day lack of faith, coldness of heart, trust in the rational mind rather than in the revealed Truth of God which are problems of our day as well Contemplating the sacred texts together with St Theophan, the reader will learn to penetrate deeply into Holy Scripture, and will receive answers to many dogmatic, moral, and spiritual questions which touch upon our salvation.
    Theophan the Recluse
    St Theophan the Recluse, also known as Theophan Zatvornik or Theophanes the Recluse Russian , is a well known saint in the Russian Orthodox Church He was born George Vasilievich Govorov, in the village of Chernavsk His father was a Russian Orthodox priest He was educated in the seminaries at Livny, Orel and Kiev In 1841 he was ordained, became a monk, and adopted the name Theophan He later became the Bishop of Tambov.He is especially well known today through the many books he wrote concerning the spiritual life, especially on the subjects of the Christian life and the training of youth in the faith He also played an important role in translating the Philokalia from Church Slavonic into Russian The Philokalia is a classic of orthodox spirituality, composed of the collected works of a number of church fathers which were edited and placed in a four volume set in the 17th and 18th centuries A persistent theme is developing an interior life of continuous prayer, learning to pray without ceasing as St Paul teaches in his first letter to the Thessalonians.Russian profile


    Commentaires:

    Noël
    Lovely, short bits of wisdom and inspiration for everyday. The calendar is a bit wonky - it doesn't match with the Lenten/paschal cycle this year- but if the daily scripture reading and the approximate week is known it is moderately simple to find one's place and follow from there.

    Cristina Popescu
    This book dedicates about half a page to every day of the year. I try to begin every morning with a glimpse into St. Theophan's interpretation of the day's scripture. Needless to say, at times I underline the whole passage, so impressive is the author's capacity of rendering the essential. This is indeed a book that any Orthodox should spend at least one year with. As for me, I will surely read it for many years to come. I am eager to read any other similar books, so if you have any recommendati [...]

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