Orthodox Prayer Life: The Interior Way

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St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2003 - Religion - 292 pages
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This volume evolved experientially: the fruit of fifty-five years of solitude by a contemporary Coptic Orthodox desert monk besieged by prayer. Fr Matta's prayer life initially was formed under the direction of the sayings of the Russian Fathers, and later expanded under the direction of other Fathers, both Eastern and Western. He imparts to his readers "a whole course" on prayer.

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Great book! Monk Matthew quotes profusely from the Fathers on every topic within his discussion of Orthodox spirituality. In his own explanations he is able to make very complex topics simple and easy ... Read full review

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