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The Philokalia Vol 1

G. E. H. Palmer

The Philokalia Vol 1 – here translated and edited by G. E. H. Palmer – is the most influential book besides the bible in the recent history of the Orthodox church.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571130139
Date Published
28.02.1983
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Summary

The Philokalia is a collection of texts written between the fourth and fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the Orthodox Christian tradition. First published in Greek in 1782, translated into Slavonic and later into Russian, The Philokalia has exercised an influence far greater than that of any book other than the Bible in the recent history of the Orthodox Church.

G.E.H.Palmer

Gerald Eustace Howell Palmer (1904-84) studied at Oxford and was the MP for Winchester from 1935 until 1945. He collaborated in many translations, including The Philokalia.

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