The Way of a Pilgrim and Other Classics of Russian Spirituality

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The story of an anonymous 19th-century peasant's spiritual education, "The Way of a Pilgrim" ranks among the classics of world spirituality. Its appearance here distinguishes this superb anthology — the first such compilation in any language — of texts that derive from the lives of saints, ascetic and mystic treatises, and spiritual autobiographies.
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Overview


The story of an anonymous 19th-century peasant's spiritual education, "The Way of a Pilgrim" ranks among the classics of world spirituality. Its appearance here distinguishes this superb anthology — the first such compilation in any language — of texts that derive from the lives of saints, ascetic and mystic treatises, and spiritual autobiographies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486427126
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 7/15/2003
  • Series: Dover Books on Western Philosophy
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 817,214
  • Product dimensions: 5.78 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
St. Theodosius: The First Representative of Kenoticism 11
A Life of St. Theodosius 15
From St. Theodosius' sermon "On Patience and Love" 48
St. Sergius: The First Hermit and Mystic 50
The Life, Acts and Miracles of our Revered and Holy Father Abbot Sergius 54
St. Nilus Sorsky: The Teacher of Spiritual Prayer 85
A. The Tradition to the Disciples 90
B. The Monastic Rule 94
C. St. Nilus' Last Will 133
Avvakum: The Conservative Rebel 134
The Life of Archpriest Avvakum by Himself 137
St. Tychon: A Westernizing Kenotic 182
From the Memoirs of Chebotarev 186
From the Memoirs of Ivan Yefimov 205
Confession and Thanksgiving to Christ 216
From the Letters of St. Tychon 225
St. Seraphim: Mystic and Prophet 242
St. Seraphim of Sarov 246
The Conversation of St. Seraphim with Nicholas Motovilov 266
"The Pilgrim" on Mental Prayer 280
The Way of a Pilgrim 283
John of Cronstadt: A Genius of Prayer 346
My Life in Christ 350
Father Yelchaninov: The Teacher of Self-Examination 417
Fragments of a Diary 421
Notes 486
Bibliography 500
List of Illustrations
1. Our Lady of Vladimir
2. Sts. Boris and Gleb
3. St. Sergius
4. St. Savior of the Cathedral of Zvenigorod
5. Church in Northern Russia
6. St. Tychon
7. The Death of St. Seraphim
8. Archangel (Detail of the Icon of the Orante-Theotokos)
9. Alexander Yelchaninov
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